by Donnalynn Hess
Young Jacques Chenier, caught up in the anarchy and terror of the French Revolution, finds himself living a precarious existence as one calamity follows another. But even worse to bear are the worry about his mother and the heavy load of hatred he carries - hatred for the Comte de Guiche and his son.
While the French Revolution rages throughout Paris, Jacques struggles to free himmself from rhe prison of his own bitterness and to find the true meaning of honor.
Ages 14 and up