April 11, 2021

Meet the woman whose arrest triggered the official beginning of investigations into the Affair of the Poisons with her claims to know of a secret plot to murder the king! Madeleine de la Grange was a young widow, a fortune-teller and the lover of an elderly. rich lawyer. But when she plots to get rid…

April 4, 2021

Meet the woman behind the pivotal event that triggered a wider investigation into the Affair of the Poisons: Marie-Madeleine d’Aubray, Marquise de Brinvilliers! Learn about how Marie-Madeleine came to poisoning her father and her two brothers, how her childhood perhaps had an effect on her actions in her adult life, and how she was perceived…

March 27, 2021

Join me in my journey from the lavish court of King Louis XIV to the murky underworld of Paris! Not all that glitters is gold!  Beneath the veneer, you find dark plots and deadly intrigues. I will take you to the dark backstreets of Paris, where a large network of plotters, poisoners, fortune tellers and…