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The Enemies of Versailles

(2017)
(The third book in the Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy series)
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In the final installment of Sally Christie's "tantalizing" (New York Daily News) Mistresses of Versailles trilogy, Jeanne Becu, a woman of astounding beauty but humble birth, works her way from the grimy back streets of Paris to the palace of Versailles, where the aging King Louis XV has become a jaded and bitter old philanderer. Jeanne bursts into his life and, as the Comtesse du Barry, quickly becomes his official mistress.

"That beastly bourgeois Pompadour was one thing; a common prostitute is quite another kettle of fish."

After decades of suffering the King's endless stream of Royal Favorites, the princesses of the Court have reached a breaking point. Horrified that he would bring the lowborn Comtesse du Barry into the hallowed halls of Versailles, Louis XV's daughters, led by the indomitable Madame Adelaide, vow eternal enmity and enlist the dauphine Marie Antoinette in their fight against the new mistress. But as tensions rise and the French Revolution draws closer, a prostitute in the palace soon becomes the least of the nobility's concerns.

Told in Christie's witty and engaging style, the final book in The Mistresses of Versailles trilogy will delight and entrance fans as it once again brings to life the sumptuous and cruel world of eighteenth century Versailles, and France as it approaches irrevocable change.

    

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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Enemies of Versailles: A Novel (The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy)
Author(s): Sally Christie
ISBN: 1-5011-0302-4 / 978-1-5011-0302-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

March 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Enemies of Versailles: A Novel
Author(s): Sally Christie
ISBN: 1-5159-5401-3 / 978-1-5159-5401-9
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Enemies of Versailles: A Novel (Mistresses of Versailles)
Author(s): Sally Christie
ISBN: 1-5159-0401-6 / 978-1-5159-0401-4
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Enemies of Versailles: A Novel (The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy)
Author(s): Sally Christie
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


March 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Enemies of Versailles: A Novel (The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy)
Author(s): Sally Christie
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon UK