Knave of Hearts Author:Philippa Carr A heritage of passion... a circle of deceit... an epic tale of love and danger as the world bursts into flames... — Lottie came to her father's home in France a girl - but with a woman's beauty and desires. Lonely for her beloved English countryside, estranged from the boy she had always adored, she was soon to be swept away by the glitter of Lo... more »uis XV's Paris. As the months passed, turning into years, Lottie would be hurled into a tempest of events, forever altering her life, changing the course of history. New love would come, in the person of a man whose private passions would equal his great craving for liberty. And an old love, too - his mission in France enigmatic, his motives veiled. She would know joy and treachery, grief and triumph, and the advent of a time when heads would roll, chaos prevail, and the fates of those she loved be thrown in most dire jeopardy.
Rarely have Philippa Carr's gifts for creating romantic human drama on the broad canvas of history been better displayed than in Knave of Hearts.
Philippa Carr is the very popular author of such previous successes as The Love Child, Will You Love Me in September, and The Adulteress. She lives in London.« less