Chapter OneLondon, England
Comfortably ensconced within the soft cushions of the library chair, Elizabeth studied da Vinci's theories on astrology, the same theories that had caused the Church to declare him a heretic. Feeling slightly nervous that her father might discover her reading such controversial information, Elizabeth glanced around the brocade-covered wing of her chair...and caught sight of Catherine, tiptoeing across the floor toward the door that connected the library to their father's study. "Cat?"
Catherine skidded to a halt. "Shhhh," she whispered testily as she moved the last few...