The sequel to The Innocent. Anne de Bohun, a servant girl in the household of a wealthy London merchant, saves the life of King Edward’s Queen Elisabeth during childbirth.  Anne becomes an attendant to the Queen and thus meets the love of her life, King Edward. Now she is in exile in Brugge and struggling to find peace in a dangerous world. She has many secrets – not the least of which is that she is the illegitimate daughter of Henry VI, the king usurped by the man she loves, Edward, King of England. Queen Elisabeth Wydeville knows where Anne is, though Edward does not. An attempt is made on Anne’s life – could the Queen be behind it?