was invisible to those who should have loved her.
After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India,
where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to
go home to the land of glittering palaces and veiled women . . . but
Nick has become a cruel stranger and a cruel father to their three-year
old son. It will take more than her American pluck to survive.
Richards, broken over the loss of so many of his men in the trenches of
France, returns to his cavalry post in Amritsar. His faith does little
to help him understand the ruthlessness of his British peers toward the
Indian people he loves. Nor does it explain how he is to protect Abby
Fraser and her child from the husband who mistreats them.
Amid political unrest, inhospitable
deserts, and Russian spies, tensions rise in India as the people cry for
the freedom espoused by Gandhi. Caught between their own ideals and
duty, Geoff and Abby stumble into sinister secrets … secrets that
will thrust them out of the shadows and straight into the fire of