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France admired her but Brittany loved her. Just as Louis did.Anne, Duchess of Brittany, is the love of King Louis XII of France's life. Too bad he's already married.While his annulment proceedings create Europe's most sensational scandal of 1498, Anne returns to Brittany to take back control of her duchy that her late husband, Charles VIII, King of France, had wrested from her. At age twenty-one, Anne is sovereign ruler of Brittany as well as Europe's most wealthy widow. But can she maintain Brittany's independence from France if she accepts Louis' offer to make her Queen of France once moreWith Italian arrivals to the French court from Cesare Borgia to Niccol Machiavelli, Anne and Louis' story unfolds as the feudal era gives way to the dawn of the Renaissance.

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Rozsa Gaston

ROZSA GASTON writes playful books on serious matters, including the struggles women face to get what they want out of life.

She is the author of Anne and Charles (Book 1 of the Anne of Brittany Series) , Sense of Touch, Paris Adieu, Black is Not a Color, Budapest Romance, Running from Love, and Dog Sitters.

Gaston studied European history at Yale and received her Master's degree in international affairs from Columbia. She worked at Institutional Investor magazine, then as a columnist for The Westchester Guardian.

She is currently working on Anne and Louis: Passion and Politics in Early Renaissance France, The Story of Anne of Brittany's Marriage to Louis XII (Book 2 of the Anne of Brittany Series) . She lives in Bronxville, New York, with her family, and Schnoodle Percy, featured in her book Dog Sitters.

Gaston can be found online on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/rozsagastonauthor, or at her website, www.rozsagaston.com. Her motto? Stay playful.

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