Before Versailles

Before Versailles

A Novel of Louis XIV

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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New York Times℗¡bestselling author Karleen Koen offers another delightful historical novel that will transport you to another time and place. Louis XIV is one of the best-known monarchs ever to grace the French throne. But what was he like as a young manђ́ؤthe man before Versailles? After the death of his prime minister, Cardinal Mazarin, twenty-two-year-old Louis steps in to govern France. He's still a young man, but one who, as king, willfully takes everything he can getђ́ؤincluding his brother's wife. As the love affair between Louis and Princess Henriette burns, it sets the kingdom on the road to unmistakable scandal and conflict with the Vatican. Every woman wants him. He must face what he is willing to sacrifice for love. But there are other problems lurking outside the chateau of Fontainebleau: a boy in an iron mask has been seen in the woods, and the king's finance minister, Nicolas Fouquet, has proven more powerful than Louis ever...
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Incorporated, and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781483072494
Branch Call Number: Audio Download
Characteristics: 1 online resource (14 audio files) : digital
digital,stereo,Digital recording
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Additional Contributors: Gardner, Grover

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