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England is once more a divided nation...

It is 1688 and James ll is on the throne of England. But James is not popular – and he is a Catholic. The situation is dangerously volatile. Although Duke of Monmouth’s rebellion has failed, with bloody consequences, there are still many who desire to replace James with a Protestant monarch.

Among these are Philip Devalle, who has b
Paperback, 298 pages
Published April 28th 2017 by Troubador Publishing Ltd
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Dec 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this novel, as it is partly set in France, seventeenth century, and had some of my favourite characters in it, notably Monsieur, the Sun King's brother. It was, also, a book that I found hard to put down, because the characters had a number of issues that needed solving, and that kept me reading, late into the night, to see what would happen. So it was a good page turner. The characters were well drawn, and the research underpinning the novel is accurate. A good read. ...more
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''I try to take my readers on a journey to this exciting era, travelling back to the 17th century!''

Having written stories since she was a little girl, Judith never liked history at school but she always enjoyed historical novels.
Judith became inspired to write her books when visiting Versailles, the palace of the magnificent Sun King, Louis X1V. As she wandered around the sumptuous rooms in his

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