Francesca is a powerful ancient and a healer of some renown, based out of Paris, France. She creates stained-glass windows, some of which are in Aidan Savage's house in San Francisco. She found a way to walk in the sun, but her eyes were still sensitive to the light. When her lifemate, Gabriel, found her and gave her his blood, all her work was undone, which made her mad. However, seeing Gabriel with Skyler, an abused psychic girl, showed her another side to the legendary hunter and she fell in love with him hard. When she found out that Gabriel got her pregnant with their daughter, Tamara, Francesca wasn't anger. In fact, she was happy. She and Gabriel adopted young Skyler and even learned that Lucian, who all believed had turned vampire, was still Carpathian had a lifemate. Francesca is pregnant with her second child in Dark Wolf.
- Francesca is the first ancient Carpathian female to appear and find her lifemate in the series.
- She is also the first Carpathian we see that had the ability to walk under a noonday sun.
- In Dark Peril, Solange doesn't suffer the effects of the conversion and is able to walk out in the sun, and drinking her blood allows other to do the same, though Dominic and she don't know for how long.
- It is revealed in Dark Blood, however, that there was once a whole family of Carpathians that could be out during the day without harm.
- Christine Feehan originally had Lucian paired with Francesca, but Francesca told her, "This is not my lifemate." Christine then put Gabriel with Francesca, and the rest is history.