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Title Spirit of Lost Angels
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Release 2012
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ISBN 9782954168111
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Her mother executed for witchcraft, her father dead at the hand of a noble, Victoire Charpentier vows to rise above her impoverished peasant roots.Forced to leave her village of Lucie-sur-Vionne for domestic work in Paris, Victoire suffers gruesome abuse under the 18th century old regime.Imprisoned in France's most pitiless madhouse, La Salpêtrière asylum, the desperate Victoire begins a romance with fellow prisoner Jeanne de Valois, infamous conwoman of the diamond necklace affair. With the help of the ruthless and charismatic countess, Victoire carves out a new life for herself.Enmeshed in the fever of pre-revolutionary France, Victoire must find the strength to join the revolutionary force storming the Bastille. Is she brave enough to help overthrow the diabolical aristocracy?As this historical fiction adventure traces Victoire's journey, it follows too, the journey of an angel talisman through generations of the Charpentier family.Amidst the intrigue and drama of the French revolution, the women of Spirit of Lost Angels face tragedy and betrayal in a world where their gift can be their curse.5-star Goodreads rating from best-selling author, Karen Maitland.An incredible page turner ... Spirit of Lost Angels is an exciting novel to read with its many plot twists and high degree of conflict and emotion - Mirella Patzer http://historicalnovelreview.blogspot.fr/2012/09/spirit-of-lost-angels-by-liza-perrat.html... impressed with Perrat's knowledgeable treatment of the role of women during one of France's most tumultuous times, as well as the complexities of insular village life - Darlene Williams http://darleneelizabethwilliamsauthor.com/hfreviews/spirit-of-lost-angels-by-liza-perrat-historical-fiction-novel-review/The writing is superb, the sights, sounds and smells of a city in turmoil is brought vividly to life .... Josie Barton http://jaffareadstoo.blogspot.fr/p/reviews.htmlSpirit of Lost Angels is a tale to lose oneself in ... Liza Perrat persuasively combines fact and fiction in this engrossing novel. The peasants fury, the passion building up to the Bastille storming, and the sense of political explosion are just a few of the vivid illustrations in Spirit of Lost Angels - Andrea Connell http://thequeensquillreview.com/2012/10/10/review-spirit-of-lost-angels-by-liza-perrat/Liza Perrat brings to life the sights and sounds of 18th century France. Her extensive research shines through in her writing, from the superstitions of the villagers to the lives of the more sophisticated Parisians - Anne Cater (Top 500 Amazon reviewer): http://randomthingsthroughmyletterbox.blogspot.fr/

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