With the scandalous nature of her birth to live down, Isabella Fairmont dreams of a proper marriage—even if a passionless one. She saves her deepest desires for the novel she dares to pen, wherein a handsome lord with dark powers seduces her. But then her courtship with an appropriate suitor is threatened by the sudden attentions of the reclusive Earl of Black…whose pale blue eyes and brooding sensuality are exactly as she described in her book.
Isabella tries to resist the mysterious Earl of Black. Yet as he pursues her, with inexplicable knowledge of her past and kisses that consume her, Isabella fears she will succumb.
If only the earl could tell Isabella the truth. With very real, and treacherous, thieves endangering her life, Black will need to protect Isabella from the very people she trusts the most….
(Terra's Thoughts) Oh my, this one was so delicious it was wickedly sinful. I just could not put it down for the life of me. A story that is written smooth as silk, two wonderfully colorful characters for our hero and heroine make for a sweet treat to be savored. That is.........savored if you have the patience.
Isabella is a fiery passionate beauty who's one love is to pen a novel of her own and have it published. Little does she know that what she is actually penning down each night before retiring is a fiction that will become truth in the most succulent of ways.
The Earl of Black is just that, dark and dangerous. He has a treasure to be found but how to acquire it when a intriguing beauty happens to live where the supposed treasure is. How to lure her away without giving himself away. Oh and how to protect her from a member of his own family whom has no scruples and will kill to get what he wants.
The beauty of the writing style that Charotte Featherstone employs here will make you long for more within moments of finishing the last paragraphs. Colorful and exciting will make you lust for the next book due out this December.
Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: HQN Books; Original edition (June 21, 2011)