A spirited young lady and a dashing army officer encounter romance and intrigue in the high society of London and Brussels.
From the moment Miss Charis Winslade meets Major Daniel Hammond during a thunderstorm, sparks fly between the pair. Despite his rakish manner and reputation, Charis can’t help being drawn to the handsome major.
Charis and her beloved brother journey to Brussels where they become involved in a web of intrigue. Once more, fate brings her face to face with Major Hammond, who arrives in the city on the orders of the Duke of Wellington.
But Charis’s hopes for love and happiness could be thwarted when Napolean escapes Elba and the shadow of Waterloo approaches. Will historic events lead Charis to lose all she holds dear?