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In The Shadow Of The Sun King A Darkness to Light Novel (Book One)
By Golden Parsons
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 12/8 Novel Teen Book Reviews wrote: Review by Jill Williamson When King Louis’ soldiers descend on the Clavell estate, Madeline Clavell and her husband, Francois, send their two sons into hiding to protect them from the soldiers. Madeline, once a close friend of the king, travels to Versailles to persuade him to protect her family. But Louis demands a price far too ... Review: In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keys Parsons
On 12/7 janjanmom wrote: I was leery of this book because so many Christian authors just throw in a few Bible studies for the characters, a prayer or two, some references to God and call it Christian fiction. That just doesn't make for good reading as far as I am concerned. This book, however, shows the crisis of faith of the ... Book Review: In The Shadow of the Sun King
On 12/6 paula king wrote: I've read plenty about the reign of Louis XIV and this wasn't anything new. However, it was a fresh look at the relationships that surrounded Louis - relationships excluding those of his family and mistresses!). I can unfortunately wait until the next in this trilogy comes out, but I will be reading ... In the Shadow of the Sun King
On 12/4 Elisabeth Petry wrote: Anyone who thinks sectarian violence began with Sunni vs. Shia must read In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keyes Parson. She has mined the lives of her 17th century French ancestors to create the story of the passionate Madeleine Clavell, the beautiful, pampered daughter and wife of prominent Huguenots ... History Comes Alive
On 11/30 Stormi Johnson wrote: Posted November 30, 2008, 1:26 PM EST: During the reign of King Louis the French Protestants had to either convert or face imprisonment. Some thought that they would be protected, but they were not. When the dragoon's storm on to the Clavell's estate, they soon found out that even being former people ... A nice historical
On 11/26 Janna Ryan wrote: I am thrilled to have some time apartfrom my scheduled blog tours to sharewith all of you some of the other booksI've been reading. Some will be giveaways -this one is..."In the Shadow of the Sun King"byGolden Keyes Parsons I saw this book at ACFW and almost bought it - it has a gorgeous cover, an ... "In the Shadow of the Sun King" Book Review and Giveaway!
On 11/25 Becky Purvis wrote: IN THE SHADOW OF THE SUN KING Golden Keyes Parsons Thomas Nelson Publisher I’ve always enjoyed historical novels, and In the Shadow of the Sun King did not disappoint. The book gave an intriguing glimpse of the complexity and danger of life in the French court, and the descriptions of Versailles made ... In the Shadow of the Sun King
On 11/24 Jaime Sundsmo wrote: Explore the history of the French Huguenots in this masterfully woven novel! I was entranced by the struggle for religious freedom as portrayed through the life of Madelaine and her husband Francois. The reader is transported into seventeenth century France and experiences the tale from numerous points ... Sun King Rates 5 Stars!
On 11/23 Nancy Famolari wrote: Parsons has created a fast paced adventure that weaves the historical details of the persecution of the Huguenots into the story of one woman's courage to save her family and remain true to her faith. This is a must-read novel for aficionados of historical fiction. If the subsequent novels in the series ... Fast Paced Historical Adventure
On 11/22 Debbie wrote: This novel is a historical fiction, but I'm also listing it under romance since that plays a major role in the story. The world-building was very good and vividly paints a picture of what life was like at the time. The pacing is excellent, and the story is suspenseful--or, at least, should be considering ... In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keyes Parsons