The Cardinal's Heir
Medallion Press, Nov 2004, 6.99, 360 pp.
Cardinal Richelieu's loyalty was to France but he made many enemies. Although a trusted advisor to King Louis XIII, the monarch chafed under the Cardinal's rule. At a soirée, Richelieu takes ill and his base born niece who he married to the Comte de Palais knows he was poisoned; even with all her magical powers, the Sorcerieress Francoise knows her uncle has only hours to live. He hands ...