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Review & Giveaway: The Sisters of Versailles by Sally Christie

on August 20, 2015

Raven Haired Girl

imagePaperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Atria Books (September 1, 2015)

Carefully researched and ornately detailed, The Sisters of Versailles is the first book in an exciting new historical fiction trilogy about King Louis XV, France’s most “well-beloved” monarch, and the women who shared his heart and his bed.

Such a tantalizing story. As I turned the pages I felt as if I was a fly on the wall privy to intimate conversations and interactions. Christie’s layout of the book is in such a personal manner it emphasizes the drama along with tension without hesitation. I felt swept away for a moment in time, very well done.

The four sisters varying personalities and of reading their individual experiences matched with perspectives of King Louis XV made for an inside glimpse feel. The letters exchanged between the four detailed the behind the scenes drama of what was happening emotionally, romantically and…

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