☆ Read Online The Devil s Queen [Book] By Jeanne Kalogridis

☆ Read Online The Devil s Queen [Book] By Jeanne Kalogridis

The Devil s Queen

From Jeanne Kalogridis, the bestselling author of I, Mona Lisa and The Borgia Bride, comes a new novel that tells the passionate story of a queen who loved not wisely but all too well.

Confidante of Nostradamus, scheming mother in law to Mary, Queen of Scots, and architect of the bloody St Bartholomew s Day Massacre, Catherine de Medici is one of the most maligned mo

From Jeanne Kalogridis, the bestselling author of I, Mona Lisa and The Borgia Bride, comes a new novel that tells the passionate story of a queen who loved not wisely but all too well.

Confidante of Nostradamus, scheming mother in law to Mary, Queen of Scots, and architect of the bloody St Bartholomew s Day Massacre, Catherine de Medici is one of the most maligned monarchs in history In her latest historical fiction, Jeanne Kalogridis tells Catherine s story that of a tender young girl, destined to be a pawn in Machiavellian games

Born into one of Florence s most powerful families, Catherine was soon left a fabulously rich heiress by the early deaths of her parents Violent conflict rent the city state and she found herself imprisoned and threatened by her family s enemies before finally being released and married off to the handsome Prince Henry of France

Overshadowed by her husband s mistress, the gorgeous, conniving Diane de Poitiers, and unable to bear children, Catherine resorted to the dark arts of sorcery to win Henry s love and enhance her fertility for which she would pay a price Against the lavish and decadent backdrop of the French court, and Catherine s blood soaked visions of the future, Kalogridis reveals the great love and desire Catherine bore for her husband, Henry, and her stark determination to keep her sons on the throne.

Title : The Devil s Queen
Pages : 479 pages
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Author :  Jeanne Kalogridis
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Language : English


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