Sanchia is stranded in Limoges when her father is killed and their money stolen. She is working at an inn to earn money to travel to her uncle in Orleans when she encounters Royalist Sir John Morriss and the arrogant Comte de St Savin (need to check). Rejecting the demands of the Comte and the innkeeper, she flees, and again meets Sir John, who is working for the Restoration of Charles II. Discovering her uncle has moved to Brussels she accepts Sir John's escort, and becomes involved in the plots surrounding the King as he awaits the call from England.
Marina Oliver has published over sixty novels and several non-fiction books. Most of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.