Forever Amber is set in England shortly after the English Restoration. King Charles II has returned to England to claim his throne. His court is extravagant, decadent, and wanton. Our heroine, Amber is determined to become a part of it. She leaves her country village with Bruce, Lord Carlton, to seek love, fame and fortune in London. The plague, the burning of London, and the intrigues of Charles' court are all depicted exceptionally well, as are the colorful people who abide there. This is historical fiction at its very best. Read this book!