For the King
“A superbly elegant novel” (Susan Holloway Scott, author of The French Mistress) from the author of Mistress of the Revolution.
After First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte survives an assassination attempt, Chief Inspector Roch Miquel, a young man with a bright future and a beautiful mistress, must arrest the assassins before they strike again. But in a city with royalists and revolutionaries alike conspiring to overthrow Bonaparte, Roch’s task is near impossible. And when his own father faces the guillotine, Roch has no choice but to trust those most likely to betray him.
NAL Trade, July 2011