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I finished the book because I didn't have anything else in my house to read; a sad commentary.
If you like historical fiction and learning about new places and times, this book is definitely worth the read.
The plot though was the biggest disappointment because of the way it was written like a summary of a novel.
This historical fiction account of the life that one of the King's Daughters may have lived, will be of interest to those eager for details about this group of women from... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Joan
Sorry I wasted my time on this. The history might be accurate, but the story line is stretched beyond believability and characters are shallow. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Dorothea
A terrific book about a subject in a place and time I've never read about before--it got my imagination going. I bought this copy for my daughter.Published 1 month ago by Johanna D
Was not quite sure at first--but it offered some insight into the lives of my ancestorsPublished 2 months ago by Joseph T. Forgue
Mankind has been kicking around on this planet for so long that the past is overflowing with fascinating people whose lives have been lost to history, or marginalized by it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Paul Carrier
We listened to this book while driving to Quebec. It really gave us a sense of the history of early settlement. The narrator was very good, too.Published 10 months ago by D. Bissonnette
What a shame that the author didn't develop her topic and main character more fully. This book could have been a masterpiece but missed the mark. Read morePublished 11 months ago by DH
This was a bookclub selection. It is a historical novel which provided a background to the settling of French Canada and the Catholic lace making industry that exploited poor... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Frances Eddy
I am extremely conflicted about this book. On the one hand, I loved the premise and found the book difficult to put down. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Dunyazad