Elizabeth's father was wealthy, a noble man, and a merchant, who traveled far and wide doing business with fellow men of his class. Situations turned around very quickly after he dies, making his daughter the sole heiress of his entire estate. Elizabeth Tellaro would find freedom to do as she pleases - taking care of her little brother and relishing the recently found freedom from their over protective father, who had left them in the care of a Lord with many secrets.
In a Legion gone lax, Colonel Dooley Bay Marco, with his mixed blood and by-the-book attitude, is a misfit. So when he steps on some important toes, the brass is quick to make him pay. His punishment an assignment to the worst post in the universe. Veil Bashu, Earth. Home of the 17th Half Brigade, a collection of the Legion's rogues and rejects. But Bay Dooley and his troublemaking troops will turn out to be Earth's best line of defense when a Legion-led military coup topples the status quo.
It was the summer of 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Romanina is a whirlwind of parties, balls and soirees. In the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, no one attracts more attention than the beautiful, outrageous young widow Lady Barbara Childe. On their first meeting, dashing Colonel Charles Richard proposes to her, but even their betrothal doesn't calm her wild behavior. Finally, with the Battle of Waterloo raging just miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring back into the town, Lady Barbara discovers where her heart really lies, and like a true noblewoman, she rises to the occasion, and to the demands of love, life and war...
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