All This And Heaven Too

All This And Heaven Too

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by Mary Balogh
     
 

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her employer; when the Duc murdered his wife in the most savage fashion, she had to plead her own case before the

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This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her employer; when the Duc murdered his wife in the most savage fashion, she had to plead her own case before the Chancellor of France in a sensational murder trial that helped bring down the French king. After winning her freedom, Henriette took refuge in America, where she hosted a salon visited by all the socialites of New York and New England. This thrilling historical romance, full of passion, mystery, and intrigue, has laid claim to the hearts and minds of readers for generations. This replaces 044102226X.

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“A tensely dramatic story, romantic and beautiful, rich and amazing. . . .  A novel in the grand tradition of story-telling.”  —The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556524912
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Rediscovered Classics Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.26(d)

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Rachel Field (1894–1942) was the author of Hitty, a Newbery Award–winning children's book; Prayer for a Child, a children's bestseller; Calico Bush; If Once You Have Slept on an Island; Time Out of Mind; And Now Tomorrow; Points East; God's Pocket; and The Rachel Field Story Book.

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All This And Heaven Too 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As an English major I was suprised that I never had a class that included this book. It was written in 1938 and has beautiful, simplistic prose. The story is enthralling and suprisingly happy. I would recommend this book to anyone!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago