In the Shadow of the Sun
by Em Castellan


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EM Castellan's In the Shadow of the Sun is a sumptuous YA fantasy/romance novel set in 15th century Versailles.

It's 1661 in Paris, and magicians thrill nobles with enchanting illusions. Exiled in France, 17-year-old Henriette of England wishes she could use her magic to gain entry at court. Instead, her plan is to hide her magical talents, and accept an arranged marriage to the French king's younger brother.

Henriette soon realizes her fianc prefers the company of young men to hers, and court magicians turn up killed by a mysterious sorcerer who uses forbidden magic. When an accident forces Henriette to reveal her uniquely powerful gift for enchantments to Louis, he asks for her help: she alone can defeat the dark magician threatening his authority and aid his own plans to build the new, enchanted seat of his power--the Palace of Versailles.

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Overview

EM Castellan's In the Shadow of the Sun is a sumptuous YA fantasy/romance novel set in 15th century Versailles.

It's 1661 in Paris, and magicians thrill nobles with enchanting illusions. Exiled in France, 17-year-old Henriette of England wishes she could use her magic to gain entry at court. Instead, her plan is to hide her magical talents, and accept an arranged marriage to the French king's younger brother.

Henriette soon realizes her fianc prefers the company of young men to hers, and court magicians turn up killed by a mysterious sorcerer who uses forbidden magic. When an accident forces Henriette to reveal her uniquely powerful gift for enchantments to Louis, he asks for her help: she alone can defeat the dark magician threatening his authority and aid his own plans to build the new, enchanted seat of his power--the Palace of Versailles.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781250226020
  • ISBN-10: 1250226023
  • Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
  • Publish Date: February 2020
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-18


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Books > Young Adult Fiction > Fantasy - Historical
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Romance - Historical
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Historical - Europe

 
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