Lady Verity James, a widow who shuns society's rules and holds no shame in having a string of lovers, is in her lavish boudoir when her austere butler knocks on her door. A foreign stranger soaked through from a raging storm is waiting in the foyer.
When Verity walks down the stairs she meets a man who cuts a striking figure. He is tall, with dark hair and blazing blue eyes, and she is captivated by him. His name is Dantae Fellini, and he claims to be secretary to an Italian Count whose carriage has crashed. She immediately offers shelter, but soon discovers their mishap was not an accident.
Even though she senses she has invited danger into her home she does not send him away. He makes her face blush red and butterflies flutter to life with just a look. When they are finally alone he demonstrates he is no ordinary man, and possesses the same dark passions she once shared with her beloved husband
If you enjoy suspenseful historical romance with a dashing alpha male, this thrilling Victorian page-turner is a must read. Pick it up today and get lost in the passion, romance and secret passageways.