A fact-based debut novel of passion, manipulation, greed, and jealousy--by a rising talent. After five years in exile, King's mistress Diane de Poitiers returns to the court of Henri II to find that she is still the object of his desire. But her destiny lies inevitably with Henri's hotblooded son.

Courtesan 2006, Broadway Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400051748

Trade paperback

Courtesan 1993, Pocket Books

ISBN-13: 9780671740658

Mass-market paperback