Content Warnings

The War in Our Hearts:

First off: SYLVIE THE CAT DOES NOT DIE nor come to any harm.

Boarding school abuse – p 35, 63-64 in the paperback; sections Memories in Part 2 and Inverness Proper in Part 3 of the ebook.

Death of an adult – p 158-60, 167 in the paperback; sections What God Looks Like and Lucy-O in Part 6 of the ebook.

Death of a child – p 338 in the paperback; section The Farmhouse in Part 12 of the ebook.

Deranged vengeful murder fantasies – p 336-337 in the paperback; section The Farmhouse in Part 12 of the ebook.

Description of a murdered corpse – p 24-25 in the paperback; section The Farmhouse Cellar in Part 2 of the ebook.

Domestic abuse – p 35, 50, 56-57, 151-152, 157, 165, 168-9, 207-8, 262-3, 275 in the paperback; sections The Farmhouse Cellar in Part 2; The Earl’s Sons and The Earl’s Riding Crop in Part 3; The Earl’s Opinions of Music, The Paris Conservatory, Acquainted With Grief, and Lucy-O in Part 5; Preconceived Ideas and a Document in Part 8; and Clearing Clouds Away and No Fear in Part 9 of the ebook.

Marital infidelity allusions – p 49; 121-122; 302; 327-330 in the paperback; sections The Earl’s Sons in Part 3; George in Part 5; The Fisherman’s Son Who Wasn’t in Part 10; and Inescapable George in Part 12 of the ebook.

Rape of minors discussed or alluded to (mostly the latter, and non-gratuitous when the former) – p 20-21; 27-29; 35; 40-42; 54; 56; 89; 194; 208-209; 211-212; 218; 272-273; 300-301; 303 in the paperback; sections The Girl, Aveline, Memories, and Armand in Part 2; French Governesses and The Earl’s Riding Crop in Part 3; Château Blanchard in Part 5; Growing Up, Preconceived Ideas and a Document, and Love Speaks in Part 8; The Thirteenth Earl and His Brother and O Promise Me in Part 9; Memory and The Fisherman’s Son Who Wasn’t in Part 10 of the ebook.

Suicide – p 167-9 in the paperback; section Lucy-O in Part 6 of the ebook.

 

Depictions of war violence/trench nastiness: 4.5 out of 10.

Jamie and Estelle’s Sexytimes Intensity™: 2.5 out of 10.

 

Ripples:

Since this is ebook only, I can’t provide page numbers, but in Alice’s section, marital infidelity; in George’s section, attempted suicide.

George and Alice’s Sexytimes Intensity™: Consensus among my beta readers places it about a 6 out of 10, and more emotionally sexy than graphically sexy.