The daughter of an infamous courtesan, Katerina loses everyone she loves in a shipwreck off the coast of Italy. Now, without a penny to her name, she decides to pass herself off as a governess.
Still mourning his late wife, Michael Lindley knows his little sister and daughter need a woman's nurturing. But the dark-eyed beauty standing on his doorstep, claiming to be a widowed governess, is rekindling feelings he thought snuffed out long ago. Albeit, he hires her anyway.
But when Katerina and Michael finally dare to give way to desire, Katerina's past steps from the shadows... and demands her life.
"A satisfying read... with Gothic overtones and luscious prose." ~Romance Reader
"...great depth of character, tantalizing plot, and a daring hero." ~Romantic Times
ALSO BY AMANDA McCABE
Lessons in Temptation, in series order
A Loving Spirit
A Lady in Disguise
A Tangled Web
This book is mystical and enchanting. It truly makes one believe love can overcome one's past circumstances. I received a copy of this book from eBook Discovery in exchange for an honest review.