A Pulitzer Prize-nominated Author -- Paris, 1774. At a masquerade ball, dashing Swedish nobleman Count Axel Von Fersen meets the mesmerizing 19-year-old dauphine Marie Antoinette, wife of the reclusive prince who will become Louis XVI. This encounter launches a life-long romance. But the American Revolution tears Fersen away, and he returns to find France on the brink of disintegration. The Queen's Lover is a fresh vision of the French Revolution as told through the love story that was at its center.