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The Prince Lost to Time (Nicholas Segalla series, Book 2)

On sale

11th June 2013

Price: £4.99

Selected:  ebook / ISBN-13: 9780755395699

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A missing prince may provide the answers – can he be found?

The Prince Lost to Time is Paul Doherty’s second novel to feature Nicholas Segalla – a shadowy scholar travelling through time solving the past’s greatest mysteries. Perfect for fans of Ellis Peters and C. J. Sansom.

As the flames of revolution spread through France, they engulf the Royal Family, whose fairy-tale life in the magnificent palace of Versailles is shattered during the violent and bloody Reign of Terror. First to face the executioner is King Louis XVI, followed nine months later by his beautiful queen, the passionate Marie Antoinette. Several months before her death her young son and heir, Louis Charles, is torn from her arms, disappearing into the annals of history for ever. Although many presume him dead, legends spring up about the boy who would be king – did he die? If not, what happened to him? To keep his promise to the doomed queen, Segalla must brave treachery to unlock the answer.

What readers are saying about Paul Doherty:
Wonderful story’
‘No one can make you feel as if you’re living in different times like Paul Doherty’
‘Paul Doherty’s books are a joy to read


New Statesman
Paul Doherty has a lively sense of history
Time Out
Praise for Paul Doherty: The best of its kind since the death of Ellis Peters
Historical Novels Review
Paul Doherty weaves an intricate story with clues littered among the pages
Northern Echo
A masterpiece of murder and mystery
The master of historical whodunit
Yorkshire Evening Post
Doherty's scholarly historical knowledge lays a firm foundation for his ingenious plots, and adds greatly to the enjoyment of the novel