Falcon Royal - The Falcon Saga - 5 Author:Catherine Darby After nearly one hundred years of war and social upheaval, England settled into one of its rare periods of peace. It was the time of the Reform Bill and social conscience and the new horrors brought forth by the Industrial Revolution. — Lord James Falcon, master of Kingsmead, was a kind and generous man and a leading figure in Parliament in the f... more »ight to bring equality and justice and humane living conditions to the working class. He was loved and honored by all who knew him.
But beneath the surface of fine manners and respectability burned a jealous and passionate soul. When the staid atmosphere of Kingsmead was shattered by rape, murder, fire, and adultery only the mysterious and beautiful Willow knew the cause. But before she realized it, she too was swept up by a force as ancient and corrupt as the terrible history of the Falcon family, a force that drove them beyond the boundaries of polite society and enslaved them to their own sensuous appetites.« less