Posts Tagged ‘Louis Bayard’

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For the King: picked by the Philadelphia Examiner as a “hot summer read”

Isn’t this great news? Here is what the Examiner writes: “Historical fiction fans will be transported to the corrupt world of 18th century Paris in this fast-paced novel, which chronicles the aftermath of an assassination attempt on Napoleon Bonaparte and the hunt by police inspector Roch Miquel to find who did it. A complicated love […]



An interview of Louis Bayard, author of The Black Tower

Louis Bayard is the author of Mr. Timothy, a New York Times Notable Book, and the national best-seller The Pale Blue Eye. Now his third novel, The Black Tower, also a historical thriller, has just been released to great critical acclaim. Louis was kind enough to stop by toanswer a few questions. – Vidocq, the […]



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The Black Tower, by Louis Bayard, and an upcoming interview of the author

I am always on the lookout for French-themed historical fiction. So when I heard of The Black Tower by Louis Bayard, I knew I had to read the novel. The setting is 1818 Paris. The Bourbons have been unsteadily restored to the throne of France after the successive upheavals of the Revolution and Napoleon’s reign. […]