By Amanda Quick
Amanda Quick's bestselling trademark is a mixture of suspense and keenness in old stories alight with gleaming wit and brimming with risky intrigue. Now she serves up the main tantalizing novel of her occupation as an enterprising girl allies herself with a mysterious secret agent, merely to be stuck in a seething brew of treachery -- and temptation....
From the instant he burst into her antiquities store in Rome, Lavinia Lake knew the stranger used to be not anything yet difficulty. He stated he used to be in pursuit of a killer. He swore he used to be simply attempting to retailer her. but it doesn't matter what he claimed, Lavinia used to be confident that Mr. Tobias March used to be bent as a substitute on destroying her. And whilst the self-described secret agent hustled her and her niece out of the store and again to England, Lavinia might in simple terms wish that sooner or later she might might give you the option to pay off Mr. March in full.
But Lavinia by no means imagined the surprising situations less than which they'd meet back ... or that quickly he may develop into extra lethal -- and extra compelling -- with each one passing day.
In the company of constructing deepest inquiries, Tobias March were employed to alternate down a robust villain who even now used to be reason on assuming regulate of an unlimited felony association. but in his seek he had came upon not anything yet one useless finish -- and one lifeless physique -- after another.
And then, simply as his research used to be heating up once again, he stumbled on his undertaking and his existence advanced via the main ungovernable, unpredictable, exasperating lady he had ever met.
Faced with a tangled net of deceit and probability, Tobias had no selection yet to shape a partnership with Lavinia, a woman whose earlier might in simple terms be defined as a bit shady. but whilst he persuaded her to turn into his affiliate, neither Tobias nor Lavinia discovered that their heated disputes may spark a hot wish -- or that the deeper they stored digging for the reality, the deeper they have been digging their very own graves....
From the Hardcover variation.