In the late seventeenth century, the Marquis la Force is banished to England with his wife and daughter for refusing to put aside his Huguenot beliefs, while his son and nephew are held in France, struggling against Catholic oppression.
Sixteen year old John and his ten year old sister Manette, refuse to give up the faith they have been taught.
Having grown up in a Huguenot family in the seventeenth century, Eglantine and Rene try to remain faithful to God when persecution breaks out in France.
The hero, Philip Fletcher, is a right true English lad, but he has a French connection on his mother s side This kinship induces him to cross the Channel in order to take a share in that splendid struggle for freedom known as the Huguenot wars Naturally he sides with the Protestants, distinguishes
A family torn apart by persecution A country s global power play Will England s ruler turn their reunion attempt into a desperate bid for survival New York, 1689 Jacob Delpech thinks day and night about his wife and child He s determined to reunite with his family in London, but New York s brut
France, 1685 Jeanne is the wife of a once wealthy merchant, but now she risks losing everything Louis XIV s soldiers will stop at nothing to forcibly convert the country s Huguenots to Catholicism The men ransack Jeanne s belongings and threaten her children n An extremely well researched book,
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In eighteenth century London, porcelain is the most seductive of commodities fortunes are made and lost upon it Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrets of their manufacture n nFor Genevieve Planch , an English born descendant of Huguenot refugees,
Carcassonne 1562 Nineteen year old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father s bookshop Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encounter with a young Huguenot conver
The story of Antoine Court and the plight of the Huguenots in France in the 1700s.
In the spring of A.D 1510, young Claude Leclerc leaves his widowed mother and two sisters in southern France and travels to Paris to begin his training for the priesthood The Church is very powerful but also very corrupt, and Claude is not sure what he believes about God One day he learns the wor
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The beautiful setting of the Poitou region makes a stunning contrast with the story which often boils over into bloody violence The political situation is destined to bring multiple tragedies for Ang lique and, after enjoying a moment of revenge, finds that she is pregnant with an unwanted daughter