Dark and foreboding, Blackcrest lay partially in ruins off the twisting country road. London actress Deborah Lane came there hoping for a delicious unannounced vacation with her cousin Delia, new wife of Blackcrest's owner, Derek Hawke. But instead of Delia's sunny, mischievous face to greet her, Deborah found Derek Hawke himself--angry, attractive, and exuding a sensuality that filled her with both fear and excitement.
With bitter words Derek not only denied marrying Delia, he insisted he'd never heard of her. now Deborah could not leave without discovering the fate of her cousin, nor could she resist her growing fascination with a mysterious man whose past was shrouded in secrecy and whose kisses lured her toward ecstasy...or a terrifying truth.