With another cat burglar keep tailing him, Max Aveli was curios to know who was the other person. And he met Kitty Fontaine, a daring woman that crossed men boundaries. Never did Kitty knew that Max was her childhood sweetheart when she was just a child in India. She was robbed of her innocence by Max. Their quest was the same, to find the Blood of India, a fabulous gem that was sought after many people. But fate was never on their side, when the police caught both of them and make them agreed to work for the government to get the ruby for England. Both were shipped to India, and that was where Max played with Kitty's heart.In truth,Max was afraid to take a chance in love since he was hated by his father, Sir Harold. In India, Kitty discovered who Max was, and lost him again when he 'died' at his own father's command. Back in England,Kitty was forced to marry Sir Harold's another son, Charles. In a nick of time, she was saved by her Max, got another dose of adventure and together they fled to India bringing the Blood of India with them. A wonderful ending of this story were they had an Indian wedding and settled down for an adventurous life in India.
Great book, a different setting than most romances Edwardian London/India.