Madame de Maintenon:
The Secret Wife of Louis XIV
(Bloomsbury, 2009)

‘Riveting and beautifully written’ (Daily Telegraph)

‘Compelling...Veronica Buckley writes extremely well, and her narrative never fails to grip...Madame de Maintenon is convincing and ultimately moving, a perceptive appreciation of a remarkable woman.’ (Sunday Telegraph)

‘Buckley has written an admirably balanced life with a wealth of biographical detail and great sympathy for her subject.’ (The Economist)