Traveling among the gypsies, living the life of the road, the mysterious Romany Jake is intriguing and irresistible to high-born ladies and peasant girls alike. But Jessica Frenshaw would grow to womanhood with only a memory of the passionate feelings he had aroused in her. Then came the murder and the scandal, the trial and, ultimately, Jake's exile. But Jake returned after Napoleon fell and England was safe again. Jessica would finally discover who Romany Jake really was, not a gypsy, not a criminal, but a man of principle who had struggled through the years until he could return to claim what was rightfully his.
This report prepared by Amy Beth