An Infamous Army Author:Georgette Heyer Tempestuous, red-haired Barbara Childe took Brussels by storm. The city was a nest of intrigue; Napoleon threatened Europe--but the talk was only of this dazzling young widow. Every brilliant hall, supper, and concert in the feverish spring of 1815 seemed to bring her a new conquest. — Threatened by the growing tide of scandal, she allowed one ... more »of her adorers--the dashing Colonel Audley--to claim her for his bride. But as the clouds of war gathered, he turned from her in a sudden, mysterious indifference. Stunned, bewildered, Barbara wondered what secret she must fathom, what new seductions must she devise, to regain the one man who--she ruefully realized--had truly claimed her heart?
England's best-loved novelist, Georgette Heyer, evokes the glitter and heartache of a brilliant, war-torn era.« less