Bk#1. Grace Gauthier had taken a position as governess hoping to find security and peace in a life that had very little of either. Sheas always yearned for a good marriage, a family, and a home, but it was not to be. And when the brutal murder of her employer leaves her unprotected and aloneaas Scotland Yardas prime suspectashe has no one to turn to except the mysterious and reclusive Lord Ruthveyn. A dark-eyed Lucifer, Ruthveyn guards his secrets carefully. His shadowed past as the Queenas most trusted agent in India is the stuff of whispered rumor, as is his mixed ancestry. Deeply moved by her plightaand haunted by her beautyaRuthveyn is determined to save Grace by unmasking a killer. But his growing passion for her soon places his own heart at risk and threatens to expose his dark giftsaand his dark societyato the world . . .
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