The French Orphan
The year is 1640, and Louis XIII is on the French throne. Pierre, a teenage orphan living in a monastery school, will soon step out into the world. He’ll discover adventure, friendship, romance – and a powerful secret legacy. He sets out for his quest to claim his rightful heritage, but enemies are lurking in the shadows, ready to strike.
The French Orphan is a powerful narrative in the time of the French musketeers.
Pierre, an orphan boy in France, lives in the time of Louis XIII. His best friend, Armand, helps to discover his family’s secret buried in the archives of the monastery where he goes to school. With the help of his friend, he embarks on an adventure to reclaim his rightful legacy.
Suddenly finding out who you are can bring with it not only happiness and fortune, but danger, friendship and the sort of swift education that the monastery could never have provided! The discovery of who Pierre really is affects not only Pierre and his friends, but has ramifications for the French nobility, the English crown, and most dangerous of all, the machinations of Cardinal Richelieu and his fierce ambition for the Church and for himself.
Follow Pierre’s journey through France to England and beyond, and be ready for adventure, suspense, the power of love, and mystery but also for entertainment and fun.
This book is not suitable for children.