In 1815, under the aegis of the Army of Occupation,
Brussels is the gayest town in Europe. And the widow
Lady Barbara Childe, renowned for being as outrageous
as she is beautiful, is at the centre of ail that is fashionable
and light-hearted. When she meets Charles Audley,
dashing aide-de-camp to the great Duke of Wellington
himself, her joie de vivre knows no bounds - until the eve
of the fateful Battle of Waterloo...