Seventeenth-century France is a dangerous time and place for a Huguenot. One woman risks her life for the freedom to practice her faith. Because of their Protestant faith in Catholic France during the 17th century, Huguenots Francois and Madeleine Clavell\'s estate is overtaken by King Louis XIV\'s dragoons. Madeleine takes it upon herself to save her family by calling on her past love affair with the king. This is a desperate and risky decision, and one that forever changes her family\'s future.Features a map, author and historical notes, and a reading group guide--making it a perfect selection for book clubs.