Beneath the elegant faÇade of Victorian high society, the mysterious men of the St. James Society play only by rules of danger and desire.
Rance Welham, the Earl of Lazonby, has survived scandal and disgrace, even evading the Queens justice at the end of a hangmans rope. Now hes about to gamble everything on something far more dangerousdesire.
An exotic and elegant beauty, Lady Anisha Stafford fled her native India to seek refuge within Londons secretive St. James Society. But accepting protection from someone called a cold-hearted killer is a double-edged sword . . . especially when hes the most intriguing man Anisha has ever laid eyes upon.
In a world where treachery abounds, no one can be trustedand no true passion can be denied. Together, these two tempestuous souls will risk their lives for a love that could redeem them . . . or destroy everything they hold dear.
About the Author
A lifelong Anglophile, Liz Carlyle cut her teeth reading gothic novels under the bedcovers by flashlight. She is the author of seventeen historical romances, including several New York Times bestsellers. Liz travels incessantly, ever in search of the perfect setting for her next book. Along with her genuine romance-hero husband and four very fine felines, she makes her home in North Carolina.