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Silk or Sugar

Silk or Sugar is a romance novel set in Napoleonic France and New Orleans during 1803.

Elizabeth Pye

Silk or Sugar, Elizabeth Pye

Silk or Sugar . . . the story of a love so powerful it defeats the great general, Napoleon Bonaparte.

Elizabeth Pye

Silk or Sugar back cover

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Return to Chateau Fleury

Two time periods are covered in the Return to Chateau Fleury: The story opens in 1998 in Paris with American, Claire Bennett, determined to solve the mystery surrounding her French heritage. She finds conflict and romance with the dashing French aristocrat, Marc-Claude de Laval. They are entwined in a shared past life together
during the latter years of the eighteen century, including the French Revolution.

historical fiction

Return to Chateau Fleury

Elizabeth Pye

Return to Chateau Fleury

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About Château des Sept Tours

France chateau

Elizabeth snapped the Château des Sept Tours photo in 2005 when she and her husband spent the night in one of the tower bedrooms in the chateau, now a private golf hotel located in the Loire Valley. Enchanted by the experience, she chose a night photo of the chateau, taken by her husband, for the watercolor design of the Silk or Sugar (scheduled to be published November 2016) book cover.

In the fourteenth century, the three-tower manor house, Chateau du Vivier, was renovated and enlarged. Middle Age and Renaissance architectural features were added to impress and showcase the wealth of its owners. During the nineteenth century, a succession of owners updated and added in-vogue architectural elements to the house. Today, the Chateau des Sept Tours is a wonderful example of neo-Gothic architecture.