Syney Delaney knew somehow that she was being watched, felt Nicholas Charrons' eyes like warm breath on her skin. In a desperate gamble she'd come to the Great Barrier Reef casino to make a fortune, but had never dreamed she'd meet its mysterious owner. His words held the heat & passion of a midnight wind, drawing her like a black velvet lariat inexorably to him, & Sydney felt her precious control melting beneath his searing touch. Her beauty & innocene heated Nicks' blood & made him yearn to free her desire, but she sensed the danger of tempting this man of dark secrets into the light. When he was in her arms, night was turned to day & all pain forgotten, but could she trust & love this man who could command the wild black swans to fly to him?