Heir Apparent Author:E. L. Withers The Marchesa Di Terracorvo had her hands full - — At her dinner table the marchesa hda the German commandant of the island, his sadistic superior, Major Spartz, and an eighty-year-old Nobel prize winner who was also a British spy! — Upstairs in her private rooms the marchesa had two young Nazis lieutenants who were billeted in her house. — Flanking... more » the great entrance doors of her palazzo, the marchesa had the Major's personal military guard.
Hidden away in her kitchen the marchesa had two seven-year-old children. One was the child of her daughter's cook. The other was the royal Princess of Hohenlingen-Rhinedorf, granddaughter of the marchesa's lifelong friend and the one remaining link to the ancient throne the Nazis would stop at nothing to destroy.
However, the marchesa had no way of knowing which child was the cook's daughter and which was the HEIR APPARENT she had vowed to protect!« less