The place is France, the year 1719. Sylvie is grateful to her cousin, the architect Jean Aubade, who took her in as an orphan. Now grown into a talented sculptor, she aims to help Jean win the competition to design Le Duc's stables at Chantilly. But she is threatened by her sworn enemy, Guy de Barre, who desires her and will do anything to make her his. As an adviser to Le Duc, de Barre has the power to promote ather architect for the commission: Yves Sainton. So when Sylvie encounters Yves, her feelings toward him are t friendly. His arrogant manner only reinforces her conviction that he is t to be trusted. But he is also the most handsome man she has ever seen ...Telos Publishing is proud to bring back into print a classic romance vel from a great British exponent of the genre, Helen McCabe.