Women of Verdun, Book One, Belle
by Pearl A. Gardner
The world is changing rapidly, in nineteenth century France but in the district of Verdun, life flows at a slower pace. Belle is in love with her childhood sweetheart and hopes he feels the same way. In the most romantic place in the world, Julien proposes but to her disappointment he does not speak of love. Will she settle for a marriage of convenience? Will she discover Julien's guilty secret?