Shadow of the Moon Author:M. M. Kaye, Mary Margaret Kaye The author of THE FAR PAVILIONS returns us once again to the vast, intoxicating romance of India under the British Raj. SHADOW OF THE MOON is the story of Winter de Ballesteros, a beautiful English heiress come home to her beloved India. It is also the tale of Captain Alex Randall, her protector, who aches to possess her. Forged in the fires of ... more »a war that threatens to topple an empire, their tale is the saga of a desperate and unforgettable love that consumes all in its thrall. Filled with the mystery of moonlit palace gardens and the whisperings of passion and intrigue, M. M. Kaye evokes an era at once of its time, yet timeless.« less
I have loved this author's works since I was a young girl, and this is one of my favorites. Sweeping history, well-developed characters, lush settings and brilliant descriptive passages. Several generations of the British in India and at Home are followed in their adventures.