He'd promised her her heart's desire For years Sophie had avoided being absorbed-however kindly-by the powerful Marchese family. Now she had to swallow pride and misgivings alike to help finance Mark's business so that they could be married. It was time to collect on the promise her stepcousin, Angelo, had given her along with the Marchese glass unicom. And being a man of his word, Angelo pledged, "You shall have whatever you desire-that is, jf you know what you want. " Now her talisman-protector of virgins-was back in Angelo's hands. And the power of the unicom worked both ways!