Marie Antoinette – A Notorious Beauty at the Court of Versailles, France.

Marie Antoinette was not only notorious for her scandalous behavior but also for her sense of fashion and beauty.  In the following portrait of Marie Antoinette Joseph Ducreux painted at the young age of thirteen in 1769, the artist captures her glowing beauty.  While Marie awaited her nuptials in Austria, this miniature portrait was sent… Continue reading Marie Antoinette – A Notorious Beauty at the Court of Versailles, France.

Life in the time of Marie Antoinette at the Palace of Versailles

Bonjour!  Welcome to the Palace of Versailles, the country residence of the notorious Queen Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI.  As you promenade the full length of the 239.5 feet Hall of Mirrors to pay your respects at the foot of the throne of King Louis XVI, you are awed by the 17 magnificent archways… Continue reading Life in the time of Marie Antoinette at the Palace of Versailles

If you ever dreamed of being a Princess, finding your own Duke and living happily ever after…

If you ever dreamed of being a Princess, finding your own Duke and living happily ever after…. You can still find and marry your true Prince Charming.  Who would have thought? But then again, what are the odds that you are going to meet Prince Harry, or another prince in today's time? But we can… Continue reading If you ever dreamed of being a Princess, finding your own Duke and living happily ever after…

Writing romance and coffee. Two of my favorite loves.

Drinking plenty of coffee, watching Pride & Prejudice to get into my writing romance mood.  Nearly finished with my first book! If you love to read about romance and intrigue at the French court of Versailles in history, then stay tuned.  After years of research, Lorrie Anne will unveil the true story of a famous… Continue reading Writing romance and coffee. Two of my favorite loves.