Category: Historical Fiction
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Deal starts: September 25, 2015
Deal ends: October 01, 2015
Revolutionary France, 1789. Having fought off her own traitorous family, young Jeanette Baxa and her mother seek refuge with the desperate revolutionaries of Paris.Yet no refuge is safe when dangerous men attempt to foment great, king-killing changes. After discovering a secret of the revolutionary leaders and being hunted by Jeanette's mad cousin Gilbert, the two become desperate exiles. They face a nearly hopeless fight to survive the Temple, an infamous prison, and the festering age of Terror, while being hunted by their enemies.
They find hope in the army, where a handsome captain gives them shelter from Gilbert and the Jacobins. Here, Jeanette learns of love and family in the ranks of the revolutionary army as a cantinière. But even with the help of her new allies, can she take the fight to Gilbert and his masters, and finally win a measure of peace?