When a mysterious lady, her face hidden by a black veil, begs Gabriel Cynster for help, he cannot refuse her plea. For despite her disguise, Gabriel finds her alluring and is powerless to deny her. But with each piece of information he uncovers, he exacts payment - in the form of a kiss.
Lady Alathea Morwellan knows Gabriel is intrigued, but despite the sparks that fly between them, they have never passed a civil moment together. Alathea knows that she will not be able to resist his ultimate seduction... but what will happen when she reveals the truth?