Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent is the author of three previous books: The Serpent and the Moon: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King, Crowned in a Far Country: Portraits of Eight Royal Brides and Cupid and the King: Five Royal Paramours. For more than twenty five years, the Princess has pursued a successful career lecturing on historical topics. She lives with her husband, Prince Michael of Kent, in Kensington Palace in London.
A great story, about a rough, colourful, semi-lawless time in France, told in the present tense, which gives the writing certain immediacy . . . It is very rewarding to find [this period] brought so vividly to life in these pages. - Julian Fellowes, MajestyPrincess Michael of Kent's enthusiasm and her dedication to historical research are evident - Philippa Scott, The Lady