Napoleon loved Josephine with a violent passion—and now readers know why.
An irresistible story of love and loss, of political intrigue and revolution, and of the transformation of an impressionable young girl into one of the most sophisticated and powerful women in history.
"The rich tapestry of this trilogy is not to be missed." —The Historical Novels Review
"There’s only one word that can describe the series: stunning. " — A Splendid Book Affair
THE MANY LIVES & SECRET SORROWS OF JOSEPHINE B.
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada Ltd. | 1995
"You will be Queen."
A novel about destiny; Josephine's life from 1777, when she turns 14, to 1796, when she marries Napoleon at the age of 32.
TALES OF PASSION, TALES OF WOE
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada Ltd. | 1998
"I fear I've made a mistake."
A novel about betrayal; the first four years of Josephine's marriage to Napoleon from 1795 to 1799 when Napoleon, with Josephine's help, takes control of France.
THE LAST GREAT DANCE ON EARTH
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada Ltd. | 2000
"Did she know how much we loved her?"
A novel about an enduring love set against the opulence and treachery of the Empire years; Josephine's life from 1799 to her death in 1814 at the age of 50.
THE JOSEPHINE B. TRILOGY: Omnibus editions
Each of these comprise the whole of the Josephine B. Trilogy: The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B; Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe; The Last Great Dance on Earth.
Excerpt (from the first in the Trilogy)