They drowned Victoire's mother, claiming she was a witch. Then her father died beneath the wheels of a nobleman's carriage. Forced to leave her village, Victoire finds work in Paris. But domestic employment comes at a high price and the orphaned girl suffers gruesome abuse at the hands of a diabolical aristocracy. Accused of a heinous crime, they imprison her in the depraved lunatic asylum, La Salpêtriere. With the help of ruthless seductress, Jeanne de Valois-con-woman of the Necklace Affair that brought down Marie Antoinette-Victoire must find the strength to join the revolutionary force storming the Bastille. Can she survive a chilling betrayal and rise above her impoverished peasant roots to take her place in this new, post-revolutionary France? Based on historical fact, Spirit of Lost Angels is a riveting testament to the courage of women facing tragedy, betrayal, and insanity in a world where their gift can be their curse.