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Exit the Actress

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Exit the Actress marks the promising debut of historical fiction author Priya Parmar. Following her discovery selling oranges outside of Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Ellen “Nell” Gwyn leaves behind a life of poverty to become a theatre star. Soon she is mistress to the libertine king Charles II. And though their love is true, gossip-mongers and court politics threaten to tear their romance apart.

“This debut novel captures the glamorous world of the amoral court [of Charles II] and the struggle of the city.”—Philippa Gregory, New York Times best-selling author

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