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In The Shadow Of The Sun King

In The Shadow Of The Sun King A Darkness to Light Novel (Book One)

By Golden Parsons
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.85 Stars

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On 2/5 Hammock Librarian wrote: Thomas Nelson Publishers once again supplied me with a wonderful book to read in return for my review of it. This book had to pass through a lot of hands to finally make it to me, though. I agreed to read it thinking it would come BEFORE we left the States. It came, in fact, the day after we left ... French Drama

Hammock Librarian's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/4 Tracey Grumbach wrote: Hi y'all!i just finished reading, In the Shadow of the Sun King, by Golden Keyes Parsons. It was an interesting historical fiction with a strong Christian flair. i received this book via Thomas Nelson Publishers who offer free books to bloggers who agree to review their books. If you would like to ... In the Shadow of the Sun King

Tracey's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/2 Laura McClellan wrote: I received my review copy of this novel on the condition that after I read it, I would post a review of it online. Before receiving my copy, I was predisposed to like it. For many years I've been a bit of a Francophile -- fascinated by the language, culture, and history of France, and especially by the ... Disappointing

Laura's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/27 Naomi Musch wrote: Overview: In the Shadow of the Sun King, by Golden Keyes Parsons, Thomas Nelson, 2008, visits the opulent court life of France's King Louis the XIV during the terrifying days of the Huguenot persecutions. Though Madeleine Clavell had once been loved by the king, her safety and that of her family is quickly ... A Closer Look at "In the Shadow of the Sun King"

Naomi's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/22 Johnnie Donley wrote: Though Madeleine Clavell is an imperfect heroine, she clothes herself in strength and dignity (Proverbs 31:25) as she appeals to King Louis XIV to protect her family. Caught up in the seventeenth-century tug-of-war between Catholics and Protestant Huguenots, the Clavells are determined to hold fast to ... A Family's "Vibrant Soul" (on

Johnnie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/22 Elizabeth SanFilippo wrote: Golden Keyes Parsons delves into the religious intolerance of 17th-century France in her first novel, In the Shadow of the Sun King, which is part of a planned series. French Protestants, or Huguenots, are persecuted, imprisoned, and put to death when they refuse to convert to Catholicism, by order of ... Book Review: In the Shadow of the Sun King

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On 1/6 Sheri Stock wrote: BIG THANKS to Thomas Nelson for sending me this book to review!“In the Shadow of the Sun King” by Golden Keyes Parsons Published by Thomas NelsonRating: 4 starsThe story takes place in 17th century when King Louis XIV ruled over France and ordered that all citizens must convert to Catholicism or ... Book Review: The Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keyes Parsons

Sheri's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/6 CPA Mom wrote: I am a history buff. I love reading historical novels (fiction) as well as non-fiction accounts of how life used to be. Life for the ordinary as well as the more well to-do. I also enjoy reading novels by authors of faith. Writers like Janette Oke, who really was a pioneer in the world of "inspirational ... In The Shadow of the Sun King

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On 1/1 Sarah Frantz wrote: In The Shadow Of The Sun King by Golden Keyes Parsons   This Christian historical fiction is loosely based on Golden Keyes Parsons’ family tree.  The story is set in seventeenth century France amid the storm of the Protestants and Catholics.  Vying for power, the Catholics, under King Louis XIV, are in the place of supremacy and are ... Thomas Nelson Book Give-Away!!!!

Sarah's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/27 Michele Jacobsen wrote: In the Shadow of the Sun King, by Golden Keyes ParsonsThe Down and DirtyThe setting is 17th-Century and Louis XIV, the Sun King, reigns over France. In an effort to unify his country under Catholicism, the minority Huguenots are suffering from persecutions, imprisonment and slaughter.Madeleine Clavell, ... Review: In the Shadow of the Sun King

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