|Young Catherine de' Medici is the sole heiress to the entire fortune of the wealthy Medici family, but her life is far from luxurious. This novel chronicles the life of a young woman who becomes one of France's most powerful queens. Includes a family tree.|
From the Publisher:
Having lived her entire childhood locked away in a convent, Catherine, heiress to the entire fortune of the Medici family and one of France's most powerful queens, must muster the courage needed to find her voice and make her own opinions known in order to avoid a disastrous marriage and unhappy future. 25,000 first printing.