Originally released in Hardcover format under title:
"The Man in the Green Coat."
Date: April 1987 . . . ISBN: 0802709370 . . .
Publisher: Walker & Co
Besieged by Love . . .
Gabrielle Darcy locked the door to her yellow stone townhouse and rode into the grey mist of a Swiss dawn, accompanied by her beloved brother. With their old nurse recently buried, the motherless pair was bound for London, where their English father, absent for nearly a year on secret business, had instructed them to seek refuge with family friends.
At nineteen, curly-haired Gabrielle knew little of adventure and less of love. Soon, however, she would have her fill of both; for as she crossed Europe - England and France crossed swords. Spirited Gaby would dodge French soldiers, encounter British spies, and be wounded by gunfire only to be rescued by the tall, dark-haired, and dashing Luke Everett. The mysterious, charming, yet arrogant aristocrat caught Gabrielle's fancy, but in a world besieged by war, how could she trust him? Little did she dream that amid the glitter and whirl of London society he would reappear to rescue her again . . . and try to capture her heart for his own.