Pub Date 07 Sep 2017
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'Georgette Heyer meets William Boyd ... Intrigue, murder, love and betrayal – I couldn't put it down' Diney Costeloe.
Napoleon has won the Battle of Waterloo and England is under French occupation...
A half-drowned girl washes up on a Cornish beach, escaping French soldiers after the murder of her black sea captain father.
An aristocratic soldier-spy, haunted by his part in the defeat at Waterloo, plans to spring the Duke of Wellington from captivity.
Together, they become enmeshed in a web of treachery and espionage stretching from London to the Scilly Isles.
'A marvellously dark and compelling anti-hero and a truly gutsy (and sexy) heroine ... A terrific read' Caro Fraser.