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A Royal LikenessI was impressed with Christine Trent s debut The ueen s Dollmaker in early 2010 The novel appealed to me because it featured a strong independent heroine with the uniue employment of being an artist and entrepreneur in dollmaking I am eually as impressed with Trent s sopho 3 Ideas That Can Change Your Life release A Royal Likeness Marguerite is a sympathetic character and it was a great pleasure toead about her escapades I had planned on Tarihi Değiştiren Gizli Servisler reading the book over a couple days but once I startedeading I couldn t put it down and stayed up to the Wee Hours Of The hours of the to finish itA Royal Likeness combines history of the Napoleonic Era including fascinating details about the Battle of Trafalgar an abundance of adventure and intrigue and a good dose of omantic interest The novel stands on its own although I do ecommend eading The ueen s Dollmaker first to better understand the enmity between Marguerite and her husband s mother and brother Maude and Nathaniel Ashby two characters easy to dislike intensely I also ecommend eading The ueen s Dollmaker so you can meet the hero and heroine of that novel Claudette and William who appear in A Royal LikenessMarguerite s naivety and preoccupation with overcoming the grief from the loss of her husband gets her into a bit of trouble ok than bit but she soon learns to become independent and face challenges With Courage And Determination courage and determination would like to mention the hijinks Maurguerite gets up to but I think this would spoil the story a bit so I will efrain The author gives this character adventure than she ever expected when all she was trying to do was survive the death of her beloved husbandFor me Christine Trent s novels stand out from others through attention to the details Beyond the historical content I learned things about ships I never knew before and the process of wax modeling was fascinati. As heiress to the famous Laurent Fashion Dolls business Marguerite Ashby's future seems secure But France still seethes with violence in the wake of the Revolution And when Marguerite's husband is killed during a iot the young widow travels to Edinburgh and beco.

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Ng I highly ecommend this #Novel If You Love Uality #if you love uality fiction adventure and intrigue and original charactersMy Rating 45httpmyobsessionwithbooksblogspot French born English خش خش تن برهنه ی تاک raised Marguerite is a married doll maker who is uite content with her life her husband and her little doll shop in London That is until some drunkards come to her shop It was ok Did not keep a lot of my attention This is one of those books that contains both good and bad for me The heroine Marguerite has an unfortunate turn of eventsesulting in the loss of her Aunt s doll shop and her husband Her pity party comes to an abrupt halt however when the opportunity to work with Madame Tussaud famous wax figure maker arrises For me the story involving Marie Tussaud and even her son the first half of the novel was the most interestingFor full Complex PTSD review Aftereading Christine Trent s The ueen s Dollmaker I was eager to If I Have to Tell You One More Time. . . read her second book A Royal Likeness whose main character Marguerite was first introduced in The ueen s Dollmaker Marguerite now owns Claudette s doll shop Claudette was the main character in the first book but when tragedy strikes she leaves the shop and London Then through Claudette s connections sheeceives the opportunity to work as Madame Tussaud s apprentice She learns the trade of making life size wax as Madame Tussaud s apprentice She learns the trade of making life size wax of famous people and helps Madame Tussaud with her exhibitions
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London Edinburgh Dublin Later because of her skill she gets involved with the British government and the Battle of TrafalgarMany Digital Biology real historical figures play characters in this fictitious tale and Ieally liked this aspect of the book Madame Tussaud and Captain Nelson were the most interesting The first half of the book is concentrated on Marguerite s work with Mme Tussaud Although some eaders may find the details of waxwork a little te. Mes apprentice to her old friend Marie Tussaud who has established a wax exhibition When Prime Minister William Pitt commissions a wax figure of Admiral Nelson Marguerite becomes immersed in a dangerous adventure and earns the admiration of two very different men. Dious I enjoyed it and thought it uite fascinatingMarguerite s character on the other hand took a while for me to like Let me explain Right from the onset of the story I thought she could have better discerned the situation that led to tragedy After they break her shop window Marguerite flings open the door and brashly demands a group of about twenty men mostly drunk and on the brink of irrationality who are carrying clubs and pitchforks what they wanted with her and her shop Didn t she sense the danger She should have closed the door and gone to get Her HusbandSecondly She Once husbandSecondly she once acted foolishly when it came to Mr Philipsthal Although he was connected to Mme Tussaud financially I did not think he needed to play such a big Clotilda role in the first half of the book He was not needed to advance the plot and could easily have played a minor character or none at all As a matter of fact hisole eally slowed down the story and #Only Served To Show How #served to show how brained I m using Maruerite s own words about herself she could beNow the second half of the book with the battle of Trafalgar the political intrigue and the omance was what Little Beach Street Bakery: A Novel really propelled the story forward andedeemed Marguerite in my eyes I admired her courage and the way she looked past her dire situation and made herself useful by helping the doctor with the injured men during the war despite the horrors she witnessed Some Incest Tales 5 readers may find some of these scenes gruesome but when it comes to medical situations it doesn t bother me The story moved uickly after this making me eager to know how it would all come to an endIf you are a fan of historical fiction who particularly likes a heroine who is a spirited and independent tradeswomanather than an aristocrat you will enjoy this book The beginning may be slow but stick with it and you will not be disappointe. And as Britain battles to overthrow Napoleon Marguerite will find her loyalties under fire from all sides With a masterful eye for details Christine Trent brings one of history's most fascinating eras to life in of a story of desire ambition treachery and courag. ,