By Cherry Adair
By no means have the stakes been greater. by no means have humans confronted larger dangers or grappled with deeper wish. by no means has Cherry Adair–award-winning writer of sizzling Ice–burned the pages with quite a bit blazing motion and blistering ardour.
Professional artwork restorer Emily Greene is in no temper to work out the devil-may-care Max Aries. She hasn’t forgotten–or forgiven–the means Max dropped into her existence a 12 months in the past, stole her middle, then vanished with no note. Max hadn’t saved in contact together with his father, Daniel, both. Daniel Aries have been a grasp of paintings recovery and copy, and never simply Emily’s longtime mentor, yet a relied on good friend. His unforeseen suicide devastates her. And whilst the prodigal playboy Max returns, her welcome is under warm–even even though his well timed arrival in her bed room saves her from a deadly intruder. yet her fury offers solution to worry whilst Max unearths that his father’s dying used to be truly homicide . . . and that Emily’s lifestyles is now at risk. love it or no longer, to stick alive, Emily needs to placed herself in Max’s arms. And as soon as upon a time, that wasn’t any such undesirable position to be.
But what killer may objective specialist restorers of Renaissance works of art? Max suspects pencil cartoon present in his father’s studio, inscribed with a cryptic code, might carry the most important. His slump is proven while intel from his keep watch over on the counterterrorist association T-FLAC unearths that the Black Rose terror mobile is involved–a chilling revelation that elevates the chance point virtually as excessive because the rigidity that’s bristling among Max and Emily. Max isn’t approximately to take his eyes off Emily–though merely in part for pro reasons–and even Emily’s rage over Max’s take-charge angle can’t evaluate to her anger at herself for therefore lengthy denying the more true, deeper emotions she has for him. As they crisscross Europe, piecing jointly the stunning clues to an insidious foreign plot, dodging more and more deadly traps, and passionately making up for an excessive amount of misplaced time, they discover that–in extra methods than one–they can’t reside with out one another. with out likelihood of turning again, Max and Emily needs to placed their lives at the line, positioned their real emotions to the try . . . and prepare to take the heat.
From the Hardcover edition.