Corinna Haydon, suspected of having developed a tender for the notorious Fabian Grenville, is taken by her family to Paris, where it is hoped she will meet an eligible suitor. With them is Sir Richard Beresford, her sister’s brother-in-law, who has known Corinna since she was a child – and loved her in secret for many years.
But 1803 is not a good year to visit France for a group of English people. England and France were at temporary peace when they made their journey but now war has again broken out and Napoleon has declared that all the English in France should be imprisoned. It is only Sir Richard’s skill and daring that enables them to escape.
Suddenly, Corinna starts to look at him with different eyes. Then Grenville makes an unexpected appearance...
“A fairly full cast of characters are in Paris when war breaks out again and they must return to England. Their responses and actions change how they view each other and further a few romances”