The Prince Lost to Time (Nicholas Segalla series, Book 2)
Mysteries and intrigue from the dramatic era of the French Revolution
By Paul Doherty
In Nicholas Segalla's second venture, he travels to revolutionary France to rescue a missing prince in Paul Doherty's thrilling The Prince Lost to Time.
A missing prince may provide the answers - can he be found?
The Prince Lost to Time is Paul Doherty's second novel to feature Nicholas Segalla - a shadowy scholar travelling through time solving the past's greatest mysteries. Perfect for fans of Ellis Peters and C. J. Sansom.
As the flames of revolution spread through France, they engulf the Royal Family, whose fairy-tale life in the magnificent palace of Versailles is shattered during the violent and bloody Reign of Terror. First to face the executioner is King Louis XVI, followed nine months later by his beautiful queen, the passionate Marie Antoinette. Several months before her death her young son and heir, Louis Charles, is torn from her arms, disappearing into the annals of history for ever. Although many presume him dead, legends spring up about the boy who would be king - did he die? If not, what happened to him? To keep his promise to the doomed queen, Segalla must brave treachery to unlock the answer.
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11 Jun 2013
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Praise for Paul Doherty: The best of its kind since the death of Ellis Peters — Time Out
Paul Doherty weaves an intricate story with clues littered among the pages — Historical Novels Review
Paul Doherty has a lively sense of history — New Statesman
A masterpiece of murder and mystery — Northern Echo
The master of historical whodunit — Booklist
Doherty's scholarly historical knowledge lays a firm foundation for his ingenious plots, and adds greatly to the enjoyment of the novel — Yorkshire Evening Post