Meredith Duran returns with another witty, absur and smart romance. Fans of Julia Quinn, Jane Feather and Eloisa James will delight in Meredith 's trademark headstrong heroine, cunning hero and tale of deep emotional intensity!
From exotic sandstone palaces ...
Sick of tragedy, done with rebellion, Emmaline Martin vows to settle quietly into British Indian society. But when the pillars of privilege topple, her fianc� 's betrayal leaves Emma no choice. She ust turn for help to the one man whom she hould ot trust, but could not resist: Julian Sinclair, the dangerous and dazzling heir to the Duke of Auburn.
To the marble halls of London ...
In London, they toast Sinclair with champagne. In India, they call him a traitor. Cynical and impatient with both worlds, Julian has never imagined that the place he might belong is in the embrace of a gir with a reluctant laugh and haunted eyes. But in th time of terrible darkness, he and Emma will discover that love itself mus be perilous- and that a single decision can alter one 's life forever.
Destiny follows wherever you run.
A lifetime of grief later, in th cold London spring, Emma and Julian must finally confront the truth: no matter how hard one tries to justif it, some pasts can not be disowned ... and some passions never die.
Looking for more Meredith Duran novels? Try Written On Your Skin or her Rules for the Reckless series.