Emma Wyncliffe is a disaffected, 23-year-old British woman living with her family in Dehli. She is fiercely independent, willful, and intelligent. But it is not until her younger brother, a soldier in the Northern forces, suffers heavy gambling debts, that Emma is forced into a marriage to Damien Granville, a man with dangerous secrets who is rumored to be a spy.
It is Emma's search for the truth, and Emma's search for love, that comprise the narrative of this grand novel set along India's fabled Silk Road--the trade route between the West and China.
Readers of historical fiction will be captivated by this sweeping tale of love, strength, and deception at the largest and most intimate levels....Continua