The Second Empress, Paperback


1810. Palais des Tuileries, France. As a princess of the Holy Roman Empire, Marie-Louise Habsburg knows the importance of family loyalty.

So when her father asks her to save his crown by marrying a foreign stranger twice her age she has no choice but to obey.

But when she arrives in Paris, is becomes clear that Marie-Louise will have to fight for a place in her new husband's affections.

Between a scorned first wife determined to hold on to her title and a fiendishly devious sister-in-law, will the young princess ever be able to win her rightful place at court?

Meet Marie-Louise Bonaparte, youngest wife of Napoleon the Great and France's unwilling Second Empress.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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  • Category: Historical fiction
  • ISBN: 9780857388629



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