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Catherine Delors

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Author of Mistress of the Revolution and For the King (publication date: July 8, 2010). Both are historical novels set in Paris around the time of the French Revolution.
Catherine was born and raised in France. She is also an attorney with an international practice, and splits her time between Paris, London and Los Angeles.
Visit her blog, Versailles and more, at

A letter from Auschwitz

These stamps are affixed to one of the most moving artifacts I hold: a letter, dated February 23, 1945, written by Professor Henri Limousin, a French prisoner, following his liberation from Auschwitz. It was passed down my family. Here is my translation:

Dear Sir:

I have the pleasure to inform you that I have been recently liberated by the Russian army, following dramatic adventures, which I

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Mistress of the Revolution

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Description: The narrator, Gabrielle de Montserrat, writes from her London exile.
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Catherine Delors Pamela wrote: "Hey Catherine...Thanks for accepting my friend request."

De rien, Pamela, thanks for friending me!

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Pamela Hey Catherine...Thanks for accepting my friend request.

Catherine Delors Eugene, when my new book is released in July, I would like to send you a signed copy to cheer you up over there. Please keep in touch and send me your address then.

message 12: by Eugene

Eugene Thank you. Your prayers are surely much needed.

Catherine Delors My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family, Eugene. And thanks for your service!

message 10: by Eugene

Eugene Hi Catherine! I hope this note finds you well. I've been deployed to Afghanistan.

Jessie Terwilliger Happy Friday to you Catherine!

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Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Catherine and thanks for the add. I hope you have a blessed holiday season.

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Patry Catherine,

Your book sounds so intriguing. What an exciting time for you!

Wishing you a huge success!


P.S. Isn't Julie wonderful?

Michele thanks for the ad. I can't wait to see who is reading what! and learn more about this mnetwork and how it works. Have a playful day! Michele Marchetti

Catherine Delors Thanks for all the good wishes. I am barely over ONE WEEK away from my pub date!!!

And my thanks also to the Goodreads members who have added me as a friend. I really, really appreciate the support at this time.

Catherine, I've added your book Mistress of the Revolution to my to-read list.

Catherine Delors Thanks so much, Melika.

It is this kind of encouragement that makes the wait until publication date bearable. Early wishes for your birthday. Hope you love the book!



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