Dark of the Moon Author:Karen Robards Orphaned Caitlyn O'Malley is homeless in the dangerous streets of 18th-century Dublin. She lived disguised as a boy, filching coins and stealing food in the markets--until the moment when Connor d'Arcy, Earl of Iveagh, catches her picking his pocket and, instead of turning her over to the police, offers her over the the police, offers her work ... more »on his estate, Donoughmore.
There, the scrawny and neglected Caitlyn blossoms into a beautiful young woman. she and d'Arcy fall passionately in love, and Caitlyn learns the truth: d'Arcy leads a double life. A gentleman farmer by day, by night he rides as "The Dark Horseman," a highwayman who robs the English to feed the Irish poor.
Caitlyn marries d'Arcy, and begins to ride with him. Then, to protect his secret and save his life, she leaves him to become the slave of his vilest enemy...« less