Girl on the Golden Coin

Girl on the Golden Coin

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Impoverished and exiled to the French countryside after the overthrow of the English Crown, Frances Stuart survives merely by her blood-relation to the Stuart Royals. But in 1660, the Restoration of the Stuart Monarchy in England returns her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and moves to gilded Fontainebleau Palace, where she soon catches the Sun King's eye. But Frances is no ordinary court beauty—she has Stuart secrets to keep and her family to… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Jefferson's tale is definitely not dry or boring. This historical fiction is chock full of political machinations and debauchery!

Jealous women, competitive men, power struggles—the treacherous world of the court is familiar, predictable and disappointing.

Overall though this was a charming, fast read that also had a lot of historic substance.

Book Details  

Publisher: St. Martin's Press (February 11, 2014)

Collection: Thomas Dunne Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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