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The Bee and the Orange Tree (Melissa Ashley, Affirm)

The Bee and the Orange Tree is Melissa Ashley's second historical novel. Set in the literary salons of 17th-century Paris, it follows the lives of three women: Marie Catherine d'Aulnoy, a famous writer who coined the term ‘fairy tale’, her daughter Angelina, and her friend Nicola. With an alternating point of...

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