Excellent, was one of my keepers! Kyria Moreland is beautiful and rich but when she receives a strange package under mysterious circumstances, she is confronted with danger, murder and a handsome American whose destiny is entwined with hers.
Dubbed "the Goddess" for her beauty and aloofness, Kyria Moreland is not easily swept off her feet. She's too busy keeping her eccentric family out of troublewhich is how she ends up falling out of a tree onto handsome American Rafe MacIntyre.
With his smooth Southern charm, Rafe can sweet-talk any woman into his arms, but with Kyria he feels something deeper.
When a stranger is killed trying to deliver a box with a fabulous black diamond to Kyria, Rafe is compelled to protect her from whoever killed the messenger. Caught up in the mystery surrounding the artifact, Rafe and Kyria encounter a web of deceit, kidnapping, opium dens and a secret society before everything is revealed.
THE MOST PRECIOUS TREASURES ARE FOUND DEEP WITHIN THE HEART.
Though Kyria Moreland is beautiful enough to earn the sobriquet "The Goddess" and rich enough to attract London's most sought-after gentlemen, she has yet to find love and refuses to marry without it. When she receives a strange package under mysterious circumstances, she is confronted with danger, murder and a handsome American whose destiny is entwined with hers....
Rafe McIntyre has enough charm to seduce any woman, but his smooth facade hides a bitter past. Still, he has seen enough of the world to know Kyria is in danger, and he refuses to let her solve the riddle of this package alone. But even he is mesmerized by the events that unfold as Kyria begins to sort out the mystery put to her by the arrival of a priceless antiquity. Who sent her this treasure steeped in legend? And who is willing to murder to claim its secrets and its glory for themselves?