Marquis Secret

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Baker Publishing Group, Jun 1, 1986 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Review: The Marquis' Secret

User Review  - Caroline Abbott - Goodreads

This one I enjoyed even more. Since it was the second book in a series, the author did not find it necessary to spend the first 100 pages with description and "buildup". He jumped right into the plot, which I appreciated. Read full review

Review: The Marquis' Secret

User Review  - Goodreads

This one I enjoyed even more. Since it was the second book in a series, the author did not find it necessary to spend the first 100 pages with description and "buildup". He jumped right into the plot, which I appreciated. Read full review

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About the author (1986)

George MacDonald was born on December 10, 1824 in Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He attended University in Aberdeen in 1840 and then went on to Highbury College in 1848 where he studied to be a Congregational Minister, receiving his M. A. After being a minister for several years, he became a lecturer in English literature at Kings College in London before becoming a full-time writer. He wrote fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. In 1955, he wrote his first important original work, a long religious poem entitled Within and Without. He is best known for his fantasy novels Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin, At the Back of the North Wind, and Lilith and fairy tales including The Light Princess, The Golden Key, and The Wise Woman. In 1863, he published David Eiginbrod, the first of a dozen novels that were set in Scotland and based on the lives of rural Scots. He died on September 18. 1905.

Michael Phillips, one of the premier Christian novelists of this generation, has written four dozen novels (including THE SECRETS OF HEATHERSLEIGH HALL) with sales over five million copies. He also is the man responsible for introducing Victorian novelist George MacDonald to new readers around the world. Michael and his wife, Judy, live in Eureka, California.

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