Aubrey Montford claims to be a widowed housekeeper.
Desperate to keep her new post -- and her secrets -- she
transforms desolate Castle Cardow into a profitable estate.
Yet soon after her employer, Lord Walrafen, returns from
long years of absence, Aubrey is suspected of murder.
and tempers ignite whenever she and the smoldering earl
meet, but he may be her only hope.
Walrafen returns reluctantly to the childhood home he
loathes. Cardow is said to be haunted -- by more than the
earl's sad memories -- but it was no ghost that murdered
uncle. Is the castle's beautiful chatelaine a murderess? At
the very least, she's a liar -- he has proof. Yet the truth
of his soul is that he's drawn to her with a kind of fierce
passion he's never known....