The Resource Girl on the golden coin : a novel of Frances Stuart, Marci Jefferson

Girl on the golden coin : a novel of Frances Stuart, Marci Jefferson

Label
Girl on the golden coin : a novel of Frances Stuart
Title
Girl on the golden coin
Title remainder
a novel of Frances Stuart
Statement of responsibility
Marci Jefferson
Title variation
Novel of Frances Stuart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1660, the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns Frances Stuart and her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and goes 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 protect. King Louis XIV turns vengeful when she rejects his offer to become his Official Mistress. He sends her to England with orders to seduce King Charles II and help him form an alliance with England. The Queen Mother likewise orders Frances to become her son's mistress, in the interest of luring him away from the Protestant mistress he currently keeps. Armed in pearls and silk, Frances maneuvers the political turbulence of Whitehall Palace, but still can't afford to stir a scandal, determined to keep her family from shame. Her tactic to inspire King Charles to greatness captivates him and the two embark on a tenuous relationship. Frances survives the Great Fire, the Great Plague, and the debauchery of the Restoration Court, yet loses her heart to the very king she must control. A startling discovery will leave her with no other choice but to break his heart, while the fate of England hangs in the balance. In the tradition of Philippa Gregory, debut author Marci Jefferson brings to life a captivating woman whose beauty, compassion, and intellect impacted a king and a nation"--
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Cataloging source
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Jefferson, Marci
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richmond and Lennox, Frances Teresa Stuart
  • Louis
  • Charles
  • Courts and courtiers
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl on the golden coin : a novel of Frances Stuart, Marci Jefferson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781250037220
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013030272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 97388
  • 5453920
Label
Girl on the golden coin : a novel of Frances Stuart, Marci Jefferson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781250037220
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013030272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 97388
  • 5453920

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