Fallon, the Marchioness of Mystery, is rumored to be a
foreign princess, the daughter of a maharaja, a gypsy
In reality she's the daughter of a pickpocket and a whore
who grew up on London's streets. Protected on the guise of
being one of the ton's most celebrate courtesans, Fallon
has never accepted a man into her bedroom. Years later,
Fallon thinks she's put her past behind her...
Until she discovers Warrick Fitzhugh in her bed.
Warrick Fitzhugh, youngest son of an earl, disgraced his
family hen he joined the Foreign Office as an operative
during the Napoleonic wars. Now, Warrick's fellow spies aer
turning up dead, and he tracks the deaths to a notorious
crime lord: Fallon's father. Using
recruits the unwilling Fallon's aid. The two embark on a
quest that leads them deep into London's underworld and
face–to–face with their inner demons. Fallon,
who never trusted any man, has to rely on Warrick and
resist falling in love with him. Warrick, who suffers from
flashbacks of the war, craves family and stability. Will he
throw his dreams away for the irresistible Fallon?