Mary Forrester did not want to leave Hawthorn Hill. But she no longer controlled her own destiny. Her aunt, who hated her, was sending Mary to the Levassoux estate in France -- at the height of the bloody Revolution.
Now Mary was in constant peril. Not only was there the threat of The Terror but there was also a very real menace that lurked in the chateau.
There was only one person she could trust -- young Alain d'Arturois, whose courage had already saved many lives. He begged her not to dig up the secrets of the dangerous Levasoux family. Yet once Mary began, she could not stop herself from unmasking the evil that threatened her sanity -- and her life...
-- A BREATHTAKING NOVEL OF UNPARALLELED ADVENTURE, VIOLENCE AND ROMANCE.