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April 1815-Rumors of Napoleon’s war plans spread across the French border into the Province of Brabant; the tyrant aims to split the forces allied against him and capture Brussels.The caretaker’s stepdaughter dreads the arrival of Napoleon’s soldiers with good reason...she knows their violent ways only too well. One fateful afternoon, Lisette is left in charge of the empty chateau on the estate where her mother resides with her second husband and young children. She barely escapes a violent attack by a spurned young man due to her brothers arrival. However, his visit brings terrible news about their Irish father, a deserter from the French army. During the dark days that follow, a vow of revenge mars Lisettes efforts to make new friends and bask in the attentions of a rugged British artillery officer. The kitchen of a small hotel in a nearby town becomes the center of her new life as a servant-of-all work but the peaceful haven is soon invaded by trouble. While fleeing the catastrophe of war, every step is fraught with peril and spine-tingling surprise. Three men she cares about- brother, officer and young friend- experience the ordeal of the battle of Waterloo with the British, Prussian and French armies. Swept onto the smoldering battlefield with a band of scavengers, Lisettes disguise as a stable boy causes unexpected heartache and puts her in danger when she begins a quest to save a British officers life.A soldier’s daughter with an iron will and a kind heart, she refuses to surrender to hardship or vile threats...when faced with defeat by the past, Lisette must find a way to protect all she holds dear and win a precious victory.

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2015
    • Ano:  2015
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000956040660
    • ISBN:  9780991218783

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