Night Fire Author:Catherine Coulter First in the series of her best-selling Night trilogy comes Night Fire, Catherine Coulter's sensuous new romance. Here is the provocative story of a woman held captive by her lover, so that she may experience the beauty and unbridled passion of true love. — From the moment Arielle Leslie, an innocent, 19th-century beauty, is sold into a loveless ... more »marriage by her unscrupulous stepbrother, her serene world is completely shattered.
Tortured and sexually abused, she fears there is no escape from her brutal, insane husband-until, by chance, she is widowed.
But, even after his death, Arielle is unable to free herself from the shackles of humiliation. Until she meets Burke Drummond-the kind, handsome Earl of Ravensworth and charming hero of her youth.
Only Burke can mend the scars of her vilent past...if Arielle will just give him a chance to prove his undying love for her.
But as Burke's passion blazes, his patience wears think...and Arielle fears a future as terrifying as her past...« less