Set in late 18th century England, this is the story of the Sexton noble family. They were so envied, their lord and his eldest son were killed for their wealth and lands. Now the young lord, who succeeded his father, has died in a fire purposely set to end his life, the same fire that burned a wing of their mansion.
Woodiwiss deals us a fast moving hand as the players hide their true motives and character from each other. As we follow along, we are not disappointed. Like her other romances, she weaves a complex tale and provides a rich tapestry of characters. If you're a Woodiwiss fan, you'll like this one.