August 24, 1572

The heat of August went down with the sun, and darkness settled over the streets of Paris, France. It was the eve of St. Bartholomew’s feast, and a royal wedding was in progress, too. All seemed pleasant and safe. All seemed as usual. A maid lit a candle and helped her mistress to bed. A […]

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The Escape

The Escape is about three Huguenot children who flee persecution in France and their struggle to survive. Early in the story, John and Manette’s father is taken away because of his Christian beliefs. He is taken prisoner and forced to work on a galley ship. Their mother dies and John must live with his aunt […]

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