Scarlett, believes the life lived with her mother and sister is her penance for not being the wife she believes she should have been to her dead husband. Christophé's faith and passion for astronomy stirs her soul and she begins to bring healing to pain. Just as love begins to stir between these two people the one responsible for the murders of Christophé's family invades their world bringing to light secrets and the taste of revenge.
Jamie Carr begins right from page one to set the reader's imagination in gear with breath holding descriptions of Christophé's family members' deaths by guillotine in their own home. The story continues to be an exciting adventure packed with action, emotion, and passion. Historical research is beautifully woven into her writing and adds depth to the story line. The reader cannot ignore faith's traits of love (not just romantic love) and forgiveness as they are integrated into each of the character's choices and decisions.