Tarquin de la Force is Author of
A Historical Novel of Romance and Intrigue
“Despite her fine mind and clear understanding of her own frailties, she was born a sensual creature and knew she could never fully conquer that part of her nature. In one sense this could be seen as a flaw in her character, one she strove hard to master. In another, it enabled her to open up doors to depths of passion and feeling many might envy.”
Constance de Charriet is an aristocratic young woman in the time of Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution. When a foolhardy affair ends with terrible consequences, her life is changed forever.
Torn between Sir Percy, a dashing English nobleman, and Conde Alfonso, a gentle Spanish count, Constance is haunted by her past. As her homeland descends into violence and chaos, an old foe rises, poised to strike.
Will Constance’s dark secret tear her world asunder – or will France?