By Carl Baker,Marc Heberden

1 July 1789, Paris — weeks prior to the Revolution
France is present process a political upheaval in contrast to whatever it has recognized ahead of. Louis XVI is utilizing savage mercenary forces and nutrients blockages, to convey the folks to heel. the rustic is a powder keg, and Paris is the fuse. in the middle of what may well turn into bloody chaos, shadowy humans— together with the sinister and brutal leader of the Paris police—discover younger Parisian laundress, Michèle Duvallier, whose fiancé is imprisoned for his political actions, is aware a dangerous, old mystery that can shake France’s monarchy to its middle. Michèle reveals herself the item of a murderous manhunt. Her imprisoned fiancé’s citizen’s staff, now led by means of his brother, is being chased from one hiding position to a different. it's only throughout the fall of the Bastille that she learns why such a lot of strong individuals are attempting to find her, yet to boot the surprising id of who has been betraying them ….
September 1654, Burgundy — one hundred thirty five years sooner than the Revolution
A good-natured younger guy, an orphan, is mysteriously imprisoned with gruesome directions to hide his identification in comparable to method as to make sure he's to be forgotten all the time ….
The guy within the iron masks was once now not a natural invention of Alexandre Dumas. The rumor of the life of dual boys being switched, one in all whom used to be to develop into Louis XIV, were speculated on for good over 100 years by way of many excessive resources— together with Voltaire, who secretly informed pals he had visible the guy unmasked, and observed he used to be the king’s dual. yet what Dumas, and not anyone else, wrote approximately, used to be the much more harmful rumor that there has been not just a swap, yet to boot ... one other lineage ….

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