Blog Tour: The Myrtle Wand by Margaret Porter October 11-18

The Myrtle Wand
by Margaret Porter

Publication Date: October 11, 2022
Gallica Press

Style: Historic Fiction

The Myrtle Wand, a retelling and a continuation of the traditional ballet Giselle, restores unique story components to remodel a story of blighted romances and betrayals right into a quest for redemption and restorative love.

Princess Bathilde de Sevreau, her faculty pal Myrte, and the peasant lady Giselle have heard the legend of the vilis, ghostly maidens who rise from their graves by night time to roam the forest, searching for revenge on faithless lovers. Every will worry being ensnared by that spectral sisterhood…

Bathilde, destined for a wedding of comfort with Albin, Duc de Rozel, leaves her ancestral château for the Solar King’s subtle and scandalous court docket. As members in royal ceremonies and entertainments, the princess and the soldier steadily acknowledge their deep emotions for one another, in addition to mutual hopes for a contented and satisfying union. However the tragic penalties of Albin’s temporary masquerade as a commoner and the amorous Louis XIV’s quest for a mistress divide the betrothed couple. Collectively and individually, they need to overcome conflicting duties and surprising risks to find out their destiny.


“An absorbing and touching story . . . a completely realized, shifting portrait of the storied court docket of Louis XIV.” ~ Kirkus Opinions

“Lushly atmospheric . . .wealthy with historic element. Porter imagines the story behind the long-lasting Giselle, transporting us to France through the early reign of the Solar King.” ~ Leslie Carroll, creator of Royal Romances

Concerning the Creator

MARGARET PORTER is award-winning, bestselling creator of The Myrtle Wand (October 2022), The Limits of Limelight (September 2021), Stunning Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr, and twelve different historic novels. After learning British historical past within the U.Ok., she labored professionally in theatre, movie, and tv. A historian and avid traveler, Margaret returns to Nice Britain and Europe for analysis. She lives in New England with husband and canine, dividing her time between an architecturally distinctive book-filled home in a small metropolis and a waterfront cottage on one of many area’s largest lakes.

Extra info is out there on her web site and weblog. You may as well join together with her on Fb, Twitter, Instagram, and Goodreads.