Courting the Sun: A Novel of Versailles

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Publication date: May 9, 2024

France, 1670.

On her sixteenth birthday, Sylvienne d’Aubert thinks her dream has come true. She holds in her hands an invitation from King Louis XIV to attend his royal court. However, her mother harbors a longtime secret she’s kept from both her daughter and the monarch, a secret that could test the girl’s resilience and threaten her very life.

Madame de Montespan_Wikimedia CommonsIn Paris, Sylvienne is quickly swept up in the romance, opulence, and excitement of court. Assigned to serve King Louis’s favorite mistress, she is absorbed into the monarch’s most intimate circle. But the naïve country girl is ill-prepared for the world of intrigue, illicit affairs, and power-mongering that takes place behind the shiny façade of Versailles.


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