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THE SECRET LIFE OF JOSEPHINE
Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction
Following the success of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette, Erickson turns her attention to Josephine, Napoleon's Bird of Paradise. Having already written a biography of Josephine, she cleverly presents a first-person account of the provocative beauty's life. History comes to life, and a remarkable woman takes center stage thanks to Erickson's amazing talents.
Born on the island of Martinique, Josephine is an exotic
She begins an affair of her own that lasts through the revolution and Reign of Terror, and uses her wit and charm to escape the guillotine and gain powerful friends, including Bonaparte. Though
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Publisher: St. Martin's
Published: September 2007