By Christine Trent
As heiress to the well-known Laurent model Dolls enterprise, Marguerite Ashby's destiny turns out safe. yet France nonetheless seethes with violence within the wake of the Revolution. And while Marguerite's husband Nicholas is killed in the course of a rebellion at their store, she leaves domestic vowing by no means to come. as an alternative, the younger widow travels to Edinburgh and joins her previous good friend, Marie Tussaud, who has validated a traveling wax exhibition.
Under the nice Tussaud's sufferer guideline, Marguerite learns to mould wax into stunningly reasonable creations. whilst top Minister William Pitt commissions a wax determine of army hero Admiral Nelson, Marguerite turns into immersed in a deadly adventure—and earns the admiration of 2 very various males. And as Britain battles to overthrow Napoleon and flush out spies opposed to the Crown, Marguerite will locate her personal loyalties, and her middle, less than fireplace from all sides.
With wit, aptitude, and a masterful eye for telling information, Christine Trent brings one in every of history's so much interesting eras to shiny existence in an unforgettable tale of hope, ambition, treachery, and courage.
Praise for Christine Trent's The Queen's Dollmaker
"Exuberant, glowing, beguiling. . .brims with Dickensian gusto!" —Barbara Kyle, writer of The Queen's Lady
"Winningly unique. . .glittering with atmospheric detail!" —Leslie Carroll, writer of Royal Affairs
"Unique, creative. . .replete with pleasant information and excellent characters, either actual and imagined." —Donna Russo Morin, writer of The Courtier's Secret
Christine Trent writes historic fiction from her two-story domestic library. She lives along with her marvelous bookshelf-building husband, 3 precocious cats, a wide doll assortment, and over 3,000 totally cataloged books. She and her husband are energetic tourists and trip on a regular basis to England to behavior booklet examine at historical websites. It was once Christine's curiosity in dolls and background that ended in the belief for The Queen's Dollmaker.
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