On the day of August 24th in the year of 1750, Maria Letizia Ramolino was born to Nobile Giovanni Geronimo Ramolino and Angela Maria Pietrasanta in Ajaccio, Corsica.
Two Empresses centers around two young women who are cousins, Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie and Aimée du Buc de Rivéry, growing up in Martinique.
The five de Mailly-Nesle sisters live in the paradisiacal Quai des Théatins with their parents, the Marquis and Marquise de Nesle et de Mailly.
Lizzie Boylston, our heroine stands on the threshold of her home as she watches her husband, Jeb, depart for war. There is a sense of foreboding...