In Quebec, in 1775, Aurélie Lafrenière, daughter of a wealthy merchant of English origin, enjoyed a comfortable life within a bourgeois family. Confronted with the arrival of English soldiers accommodated against her will at the family residence, the determined and determined young woman refuses to be coaxed. Because it is indeed by joining this accursed army that his young brother lost his life. Among the guests, Captain James Walker, whose phlegm and arrogance somehow hide a tormented past which intrigues the young woman as much as it irritates her. l’irrite.
Forced to marry a man who loathes her, Aurélie chooses to flee, without realizing that in Boston, where she thinks she finds refuge, scolds a war that is not her own and which will lead her in situations even more perilous than those she fled with so much. of fervor. Will the fortuitous and saving reunion with Captain Walker give her a glimpse of an aspect of the young soldier that she stubbornly refused to consider Will it be revealed, despite her bad intentions, the instrument of her survival?sa survie?