The Choosing Time
young adult historical fiction
In the fall of 1533...
Gisele de Bonnerot looks forward to an exciting year at the court of King Francis I, where she will serve as a maid of honor to Catherine de Medici, bride of the king's son.
Jean d'Estienne, a young nobleman and war veteran, sees before him a distinguished career at court if he will once again lead a company of soldiers to King Francis' war of conquest in Italy.
As winds of change sweep France, soon Gisele and Jean's ideas about the future are shaken, and each of them faces choices they never knew existed.