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Dark angels
Title:
Dark angels
Publication Information:
[Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2006.
ISBN:
9780739346471
System Details:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 258913 KB).

Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language:
English
General Note:
Downloadable audio file.

Title from: Title details screen.

Unabridged.

Duration: 18:00:59.
Abstract:
The long-awaited prequel to Koen's beloved "Through a glass darkly", "Dark angels" is a feast of a novel that sparkles with all the passion, extravagance, danger, and scandal of seventeenth-century England. Alice Verney is a young woman intent on achieving her dreams. Having left Restoration England in the midst of a messy scandal, she has been living in Louis XIV's Baroque, mannered France for two years. Now she is returning home to England and anxious to re-establish herself quickly. First, she will regain her former position as a maid of honor to Charles II's queen. Then she will marry the most celebrated duke of the Restoration, putting herself in a position to attain power she's only dreamed of. But all is not as it seems in the rowdy, merry court of Charles II. Secret plots are at play, and war is on the horizon, but will it be with the Dutch or the French? And has King Charles himself betrayed his country for greed?
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