Sold into marriage to a man she has never met, whose language she does not speak, whose country she has never visited, Princess Henrietta Maria of France marries Charles I and becomes Queen of England. But it is an England on the brink of cataclysm, a country about to plunge into civil war. Against all odds, the marriage of Charles and Henrietta Maria becomes one of the greatest love matches in history. But in the wings is another who will lay siege to her heart. Harry Jermyn will shake the royal marriage to its foundations as England itself is torn apart.