All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field, Mary Balogh
This is one of the novels that are based on the true story of the notorious murder case in the history of the French. The female character Henriette Deluzy-Desportes was the governess of the Duc-de-Praslin. She noticed that her employer was strangely drawn her.
She had to plead her case in the front of the chancellor of France in the sensational murder trial. When she had won the case and got the freedom, in the refugee camp, she hosted the salon by all the socialites of the New York and New England. This is the thrilling historical romance that was full of the passion and mystery. This book had won the hearts and the minds of the different readers Published May 1st, 2003 by Chicago Review Press (first published 1938)