A shipwreck presents courtesan's daughter Katerina Bruni with the opportunity to start over as Mrs. Kate Brown, respectable governess at Thorn Hall, Michael Lindsey's estate. But from the moment they meet, desire is ignited.
Though grieving for his deceased wife, Michael is intrigued by Kate and curious about her past. His blue eyes and seductive voice lure Kate back to carefree Italy. The temptation is too much to resist and they become lovers, not knowing how or when Kate's past will shatter their happiness.
Lady Midnight will enchant and enrapture readers with its great depth of character—enhanced by Kate's conversations with her mother—a tantalizing plot with wonderful gothic overtones and a daring hero, SENSUAL (May, 400 pp., $6.99)