The Rebel Heart is a historical romance set in Scotland after Prince Charless defeat by the Duke of Cumberland at Culloden. In the aftermath of the battle, Cumberland gave the order to his redcoats to hunt down the remnants of the rebels and of any supporters of their cause.
Minnette Telfer was a high-spirited young woman, beautiful and adventurous, and bored. Despite countless warnings from her rich father about the dangers of this time, Minnette stumbles foolishly along a path that would set in motion a train of events that would put her father and family in danger.
Banished to her uncles in France, a suitable husband and marriage contract was to be found. But Minnette had already fallen in love, not with the capricious count who had become frighteningly besotted with her, but with a rebel.