Catherine Delors

For the King

Catherine Delors leads us with an expert hand through the dark streets of post-Revolutionary Paris. From the bustling studio of the great painter David to the genteel houses along the river Seine, she paints an indelible portrait of a city still fraught with political tensions -- and an honorable man determined to see justice done. Fans of Mistress of the Revolution are sure to love this riveting novel.” ~Sarah Johnson, Historical Novel Society, and author of Historical Fiction: A Guide to the Genre

"Napoleonic Paris comes to life in this fascinating account of a conflicted man determined to uncover the truth. Masterfully written, FOR THE KING offers a vivid portrait of a city caught between its violent past and treacherous present, combining the pulse-pounding suspense of a thriller with the glamour of superbly researched historical fiction." - C.W. Gortner, author of The Last Queen

"A soul-stirring epic, replete with authentic detail, For the King sets a new standard of excellence for historical fiction. Madame Delors has raised the bar." ~Elena Maria Vidal, author of Trianon