Simon bargains with Lila for a singular night of passion. A storm rages outside, but it cannot compare to the clash of emotions between a lonely man and a distrustful woman. Secret desires are revealed, hearts are laid bare. Many obstacles lay before them until they can admit their true feelings, though pride could destroy the fairy tale before it begins.
Rea is owner of the brothel, The Blind Cupid, and harbors a desolate past of her own. As a result, she trusts no man. However it is hard to deny the ruggedly handsome Rory is everything honorable and appealing. He awakens feelings she’s never experienced before.
A grisly murder has Rory and Rea determined to bring the killer to justice. As danger lurks, secrets are revealed and passion ignites between them. Despite the obstacles, will the copper and the madam acknowledge their mutual yearning even at the peril of their lives?
A shivering young woman leans against a lamppost on the most notorious street of ill repute in all London. For Asher Colborne, Baron of Wenlock, this is a haunting vision of beauty and wretchedness. He is shocked to discover the dressed-in-rags creature is none other than Chastity Armitage, who had captured his heart more than two years past.
Desperate for food and lodging money for her siblings, Chastity is forced to take to the streets. She never expected a tall, handsome man to appear as if from mist and change her life forever. A choice is before her: continue down the path of never-ending poverty or become the baron’s mistress.
Though they are determined that the arrangement will remain an emotionless business transaction, the attraction between them is scorching. Many barriers and obstacles lay in Chastity and Ash’s path. For the baron and the mistress, embracing true love could be the most difficult impediment they face.