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Enter for the chance to win DAYS OF SPLENDOR, DAYS OF SORROW by Juliet Grey

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Grey_Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow “Fans of historical fiction will eat this one up. It’s engaging, smart and authentic.”—January Magazine

A captivating novel of rich spectacle and royal scandal, Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow spans fifteen years in the fateful reign of Marie Antoinette, France’s most legendary and notorious queen.

Paris, 1774. At the tender age of eighteen, Marie Antoinette ascends to the French throne alongside her husband, Louis XVI. But behind the extravagance of the young queen’s elaborate silk gowns and dizzyingly high coiffures, she harbors deeper fears for her future and that of the Bourbon dynasty.

From the early growing pains of marriage to the joy of conceiving a child, from her passion for Swedish military attaché Axel von Fersen to the devastating Affair of the Diamond Necklace, Marie Antoinette tries to rise above the gossip and rivalries that encircle her. But as revolution blossoms in America, a much larger threat looms beyond the gilded gates of Versailles—one that could sweep away the French monarchy forever.

Win an advance reader’s edition of Becoming Marie Antoinette

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Becoming Marie Antoinette

On sale August 9th in trade paperback, Juliet Grey’s Becoming Marie Antoinette is an enthralling confection of a novel, the first in a new trilogy that follows the transformation of a coddled Austrian archduchess into the reckless, powerful, beautiful queen Marie Antoinette. Winners will be chosen randomly. We regret we can send copies to U.S. residents only. One entry per person; while supplies last.

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