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KLIATTA continuation of the story begun in A Catch of Consequence, this features two women of similar temperaments but drastically different backgrounds who come together to fight for a common cause. During the American Revolution, when Makepeace Hedley learns that her daughter has been taken prisoner by the British, she steps into action to save her. Soon she finds there are others to save, and in that cause joins forces with Countess Diana Stacpole. Their allegiances are tested; they must fight governments and the military, and are called traitors, but both women know what they must do. Lovers of historical fiction will enjoy the authentic writing style and language and the record of the treatment of military prisoners. KLIATT Codes: SA—Recommended for senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2003, Penguin, Berkley, 448p., Ages 15 to adult.