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In 1799, all of Europe is at war.
In Palermo, sixteen-year-old singer-in-training Anna Maria
Ludovisi is married by her dying father to Captain Henry
Duncannon, the Perennial Bachelor. Minutes after the wedding
he sets sail.
The threat of French invasion causes Anna to flee to Paris.
At the end of the Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte is
transforming France; Anna must transform herself into a
professional singer in order to survive.
in 1805, Anna's opera company is traveling through Spain
when events bring the long-missing Captain Duncannon and his
forgotten wife back together again, as the English, Spanish,
and French fleets converge for battle off the Cape of Trafalgar.
For Henry Duncannon as well as Anna, everything changes: the
demands of war, the obligation of family, the meaning of
love, and the concept of home. Can they find a new life
A romantic Napoleonic-period historical from Sherwood Smith,
author of DANSE DE LA FOLIE.
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