With a simple wish for adventure, a magical talisman sends a young girl back in time to the French Revolution
"Tilly visualised the ruby pendant, recreating its crimson fire. She felt herself diving into that pool of colour . . . down into a deep, vivid dream. "
Tilly falls asleep wishing she could escape to a more adventurous life. In 1789, Amelie-Mathilde is living in luxury at the Palace of Versailles but her guardians want her to marry the horrible Chevalier. She falls asleep wishing someone would rescue her. Tilly wakes up beside Amelie-Mathilde. The timing couldn t be worse. Starving peasants are rioting and the palace is in chaos. Tilly knows Amelie and her cousin Henri must escape if they are to survive the Revolution. With mutinous villagers, vengeful servants, and threats at every turn, will they ever reach safety?"
The Ruby Talisman
Random House Australia