Would you risk everything for love?
Their race to Gretna Green is merely the beginning of a journey that leads across Europe, at a time when Europe has been ripped in two by war.
Naive and innocent, Lady Ellen Pembroke falls for a dashing young army officer. Captain Paul Harding has an easy, enchanting smile. His blue eyes glow with vibrancy and warmth. She is in love. In turn, the Captain's attention is captured by the beautiful daughter of the Duke of Pembroke. Finding Ellen is like discovering treasure within the burned, bloody soil of a battle field. His sanity clings to her - something beautiful to remind him that not all the world is ugly. She becomes someone to fight for and survive for when he is inevitably called to arms for the battle of Waterloo.