A heroine who is bound to make thousands of friends
One of the last century's most original literary talents
A storyteller of cunning and genius
A tale of danger, passion and mystery, and a compulsive slice of period drama.
A pure, exhilarating adventure story - a swashbuckling tale of exquisite danger and tangled love . . . a tale of emotional and sexual awakening, of loss and risk . . . sophisticated in its exploration of the human heart.