By Catherine Coulter
In April 1831, her grace Corinne Monroe desires her widowed son, Lord Julian, to marry her top friend’s daughter, omit Sophie Wilkie. Julian final observed Sophie whilst she was once twelve years previous, silent, thin, and continually observing him. besides the fact that, his mom is not anything if no longer persuasive, and Julian reluctantly accompanies her to London to satisfy the younger girl. And he is familiar with that no matter what occurs isn’t going to be strong. Lord Devlin Monroe, Julian’s nephew, is particularly keen on his interesting popularity in society: he delights, he frightens, he brings on scrumptious shudders. He’s having fun with an awfully friendly bachelor existence until eventually omit Roxanne Radcliffe and her niece, pass over Sophie Wilkie, seem in London society, and he all of sudden reveals himself thinking about how he can have loved nighttime by myself. Julian and Devlin needs to become aware of what rather occurred 3 years previous whilst Julian’s first spouse, Lily, was once came upon lifeless. in the event that they don’t discover the reality, their lives can be ruined. and there's one other, much more perfidious, risk that lurks within the shadows, ready.