Even the bravest soldier can be overwhelmed by love . . .
Jacques Decernay escapes a firing squad only because a ravishing Englishwoman comes to his aid . . .
Lady Sophia Hamilton hates the French, who took her husband's life and who threaten the peace she craves for England and her family. In a world gone mad with war, the last thing she should do is fall in love with the enemy, a Frenchman whose true loyalties are a frightening enigma . . .
Jacques follows Sophia to Sussex, intoxicated by her hidden passion. Meanwhile, as Napoleon marches back into power in France, England too is haunted by traitors within. Sophia is stalked by a man who will stop at nothing to keep a treacherous secret, even if it means involving her in a trail of violence that will end only at Waterloo . . .