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The Chateau on the Lake by Charlotte Betts

The Chateau on the Lake

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The Chateau on the Lake is a breath-taking historical novel set during the time of the French Revolution; rich, evocative and immersive.

If you like Charlotte Betts you might also like to read books by Val Wood, Christina Courtenay and Philippa Gregory.


The Chateau on the Lake by Charlotte Betts

1792. As a teacher at her parents' Academy for Young Ladies in the heart of London, Madeleine Moreau has lived her life sheltered from the outside world. But on the night of a dazzling Masquerade, tragedy strikes and she is left alone in the world. Desperate to find the family she never knew, Madeleine impulsively travels to France in search of them. But with war around the corner, and fearing for Madeleine's safety, the enigmatic Comte Etienne d'Aubery offers her shelter at his home, Chateau Mirabelle. Chateau Mirabelle enchants Madeleine with its startling beauty, but it is a place of dark and haunting secrets. As the Revolution gathers momentum and the passions of the populace are enflamed, Madeleine must take control of her own destiny and unravel events of the past in order to secure a chance at future happiness. The Chateau on the Lake is a breath-taking historical novel set during the time of the French Revolution; rich, evocative and immersive. If you love Philippa Gregory and Joanne Harris, you will adore Charlotte Betts.


'Full of passion and drama ... I was captivated by this moving, heart-warming and beautifully woven story - gripping, atmospheric, eloquently told and full of rich detail.'

- Kate Furnivall, bestselling author of The Russian Concubine

About the Author

Charlotte Betts

Charlotte Betts began her working life as a fashion designer in London. A career followed in interior design, property management and lettings.

Author photo © James Greed

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Publication date

6th November 2014


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Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


400 pages


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