“The Rivals of Versailles” by Sally Christie

It’s 1745, right after the events of¬†The Sisters of Versailles, and Louis XV is in need of a new mistress. Jeanette Poisson, much later known as Madame Pompadour, is a young girl, and a gypsy fortune-teller promises that she will one day be lover to a king. ¬†Although her mother tries to prepare her forRead more