The Sapphire Pendant Author:Audrey White Beyer Set in England during the time of the Napoleonic Wars, this is the story of sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Montgomery, daughter of a British naval captain. Her father's death brings to England Pierre Rochambeau, heir to the Montgomery estate and guardian to Elizabeth. — Of Irish and French background, Pierre, disciplined and exacting, is alien to al... more »l Elizabeth knows. She suspects him of dealings with the French and accuses him of disloyalty. Her headlong flight from home, spurred by Pierre's stern measures, leads her into a dangerous, strange, and stirring intrigue.
Here is a brave story told with warmth and sympathy. Audrey white Beyer has written it with understanding and a fine literary sense.« less