Night of the Magician (Silhouette Desire 145)
Night of the Magician - Silhouette Desire 145 Author:Stephanie James SPELLBOUND — If there was one thing Ariana Warfield understood, it was money. As a financial planner in charge of her family's accounts, she'd known immediately that her Aunt Philomena was being swindled by a charlatan psychic. Lucian Hawk, devastating magician, was the perfect choice to unmask the fraud. But from the moment they met, Ariana real... more »ized that his dangerous spells threatened to shatter her well-planned life. Suddenly she discovered real magic in his arms, and enthralling passion that drove the woman who didn't take chances to risk everything on love.« less
One of James' (also Jayne Ann Krentz, Amanda Quick, Jayne Castle) earlier books and it shows. Her female is unusually combative (even for her) and there is little to find appealing about the male. Fortunately, her books mostly get better after this one.