Josette Durand feels lucky to serve as a maid in the home of the Duplay family, for their powerful and famous houseguest, Maximilian Robespierre, stands at the very center of the Revolution sweeping France. But strange occurrences soon convice her that all is not as it seems in the respectable household—secrets lurk in every corner. As the mystery deepens, Josette is plunged into the whirling chaos of a city gone mad and a Revolution that strikes deep into the hearts of men and women.
As an exciting follow-up to their worldview course for 5th through 8th grade students, BrimWood Press has commissioned a new series of historical novels called Engaging Thinkers. This series includes one novel for each of the chronological periods of history: ancient, medieval, early modern and modern. Each story highlights the beliefs of a different worldview family: polytheism, monotheism, naturalism and pantheism. All are guaranteed to prompt thoughtful family discussions.
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