(From the publisher):
1664. The humble French village of Versailles is forever altered by the building of a dazzling palace by Louis XIV. Here, a loving and ambitious woman grasps a reckless promise and vows her peasant daughter will grow up to dance with kings. Thus begins a lavish saga of France's gilded age... a world of secrets and seductions, of glittering opulence and dangerous liaisons. An epic tale of four beautiful women whose fates are molded by the spectacular Bourbon kings... and the exotic intrigues of Versailles.
MARGUERITE... her mother's dreams come true as she becomes part of the king's world -- until her fairy-tale existence and her passionate love is shattered by political unrest. JASMIN... her life of privilege, so carefully nurtured by her mother, Marguerite, abruptly shifts when she is bannished from Versailles to a brutal marriage. VIOLETTE... Marguerite's willful and reckless granddaughter, she is drawn into the dark side of Versailles -- with unimagined consequences. ROSE... lady-in-waiting and confidante to Marie Antoinette, she will bring a lost love full circle as the fires of revolution ignite and bind the true destinies of these extraordinary women.
Original title: To Dance with Kings
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Sagas
Fiction→ Romance→ Historical→ Saga
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ France