Reviews of The Shadow Queen

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Just One More Chapter: “I adored The Shadow Queen right from the first page.” 

Words and Peace: “This is the first book I’ve read by Sandra Gulland, and I’m hooked!”

The Pittsburg Examiner: “The Shadow Queen is a fantastic novel.”

A Bookish Affair: “… historical fiction fans will eat it up!” “I just had a love affair with this novel.”

Unabridged Chick:  “I inhaled this novel.”

Turning the Pages:  “I read this one in a day and thought it was so wonderful that I’ve already got another of the author’s works on hold at the library.”

VVB32 Reads:  “I really liked how this book got into the some of the nitty gritty and behind-the-scenes action in the world of theatre as well as with the royal court life.”

Gilmore Guide to Books: “… a marvellous escape … “

Booking Mama: The Shadow Queen would make an interesting selection for book clubs. … Highly recommended to fans of historical fiction.”

Kris Waldherr Books: “Gulland’s top-notch research and lush writing offer a richly immersive experience into the shadow side of seventeenth century France”

The Free Lance Star: “… a remarkably different and very interesting historical read.”

Reading the Past:  “These vivacious characters and scenes beg the question of why more novelists haven’t made use of this fabulous material.”

Library of Clean Reads: “This historical fiction is gripping as it reveals human traits and desires such as ambition, the lure of wealth, the illusion of power, and most important, family loyalty.”


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