SANDRA GULLAND is the author of Mistress of the Sun and the Josephine B. Trilogy, which have collectively sold well over a million copies worldwide.
"Truly magnificent and a joy to read. . . . You are in the hands of a master storyteller." --M.J. Rose, international bestselling author of The Book of Lost Fragrances "A remarkably different and very interesting historical read." --The Free Lance-Star "Vivid. . . . A captivating glimpse into the theater, Court life, and black arts of seventeenth-century Paris." --Cathy Marie Buchanan, New York Times bestselling author of The Painted Girls "An epic feast for the senses. . . . Sandra Gulland proves herself a master of not only storytelling but stagecraft and illusion, as well." --Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife "Will remind readers why they fall in love with the past. Gulland uses her meticulous research with consummate skill. . . . Masterful." --Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of Death in the Floating City