In the Shadow of the Sun
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In the Shadow of the Sun

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It's 1661 in Paris, and magicians thrill nobles with enchanting illusions. Exiled in France, 17-year-old Henriette of England wishes she could use her magic to gain entry at court. Instead, her plan is to hide her magical talents, and accept an arranged marriage to the French king's younger brother.

Henriette soon realizes her fiancé prefers the company of young men to hers, and court magicians turn up killed by a mysterious sorcerer who uses forbidden magic. When an accident forces Henriette to reveal her uniquely powerful gift for enchantments to Louis, he asks for her help: she alone can defeat the dark magician threatening his authority and aid his own plans to build the new, enchanted seat of his power - the Palace of Versailles.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 137 x 210mm
  • New York
  • English
  • 1250226023
  • 9781250226020
  • 1,105,183

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"An utterly enchanting story of intrigue and romance that seamlessly blends magic into history. IN THE SHADOW OF THE SUN casts a spell that makes the past come alive in breathtaking new ways. It will cover you in gold dust and leave you longing for more." --Sarah Glenn Marsh, author of the Reign of the Fallen Series.
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