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Girl on the Golden Coin mobi ´ Hardcover read ↠ randarenewables Ñ Impoverished and exiled to the French countryside after the overthrow of the English Crown Frances Stuart survives merely by her blood relation to the Stuart Royals But in 1660 the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns her famiShe rejects his offer to become his Official Mistress He banishes her to England with orders to seduce King Charles II and stop a warArmed in pearls and silk Frances maneuvers through the political turbulence of Whitehall Palace but still can’t afford to stir a scandal Her tactic to inspire King Charles to greatness captivates him He believes her love can make him an honest man and even chooses Frances to pose as Britannia for England’s coins Frances survives the Great Fire the Great Pla Marci Jefferson spins a spirited yarn in GIRL ON THE GOLDEN COIN a Restoration novel packed with beribboned courtiers and ebullient dialogue and the utterly likeable and cunning Frances Stuart distant cousin of King Charles II A realistic view of court intrigue this story of merry making and mischief and the ultimate test of honor will delight readers and keep them turning pages long into the night

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Impoverished and exiled to the French countryside after the overthrow of the English Crown Frances Stuart survives merely by her blood relation to the Stuart Royals But in 1660 the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns her family to favor Frances discards threadbare gowns and springs to gilded Fontainebleau Palace where she soon catches King Louis XIV’s eye But Frances is no ordinary court beauty she has Stuart secrets to keep and people to protect The king turns vengeful when Set in the late 17th century Marci Jefferson's female protagonist is none other than the beautiful Frances Stuart a woman pursued by one monarch which she escapes only to fall into bed with another I felt that this was an okayish read as it took me several days to get through Although Frances was narrating I never felt emotionally connected to her or any of the other characters

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Girl on the Golden CoinGue and the debauchery of the Restoration Court yet loses her heart to the very king she must control Until she is forced to choose between love or warOn the eve of England’s Glorious Revolution James II forces Frances to decide whether to remain loyal to her Stuart heritage or like England make her stand for Liberty Her portrait as Britannia is minted on every copper coin There she remains for generations an enduring symbol of Britain’s independent spirit and her own struggle for freedo No dear readers do not try to adjust your screen – yes you are really are seeing a review from me It’s been longer than I care to since I’ve written my last review But with having two babies in two years and my own growing business I’ve been a tad busy so I do hope you’ll forgive me What better way to end a reviewing drought than with Marci Jefferson’s spectacular debut Girl on the Golden Coin Set during two of the most intriguing courts in Europe’s history that of Louis XIV of France the “Sun King’ and Charles II of England the “Merry Monarch” readers are treated to a veritable tour de force of court machinations where loyalties are tested and often found wanting and a girl’s innocence is barter for other’s political aspirations Frances is a strong protagonist to root for I really felt for the awful position she was in Tasked to seduce King Charles convince him to leave his current mistress Lady Castlemaine and turn him to Catholicism She must do so or her mother’s secret will be revealed and her family disgraced But what she didn’t count on was falling in love with Charles even as her conscience rails against it Atmospheric and historically delicious Girl on the Golden Coin will appeal to veteran readers of historical fiction as well as the casual reader I am eager to see what is on the horizon next for Marci Jefferson she is definitely an author to watch