Desire haunts her…
Rumors of madness and murder lurk within the crumbling walls of Manorbrier Castle. But Emma Parrish is not easily put off. She accepts a position no one else dares, as governess to the son of Lord Anthony Craven, the castle’s dark master. Her presence stirs up shadows and threat. She feels unseen eyes watching her. Eerie laughter haunts her. And the seductive pull of Anthony Craven lures her.
Dark secrets drive him…
The secrets of Anthony Craven’s shadowy past lurk behind the locked doors of the estate’s forbidden Round Tower. Mysterious lights flash there in the night. The servants whisper warnings of death. And Anthony himself warns Emma that there is only danger to be found in his sensual embrace.
Evil is only a breath away…
Powerfully drawn to the dangerously alluring Anthony, Emma finds herself unable to deny her deepest yearnings. But even as she succumbs to the master of Manorbrier, she is touched by the whisper of evil that rises from the secrets of his past.
"Silver's deliciously gothic romance builds suspense ... If it weren't for the juicy lovemaking scenes, one could almost believe Victoria Holt was writing from beyond, or that Phyllis Whitney, now 102, had completed a new romance." --Diana Tixier Herald, BOOKLIST
"Incredible gothic romance--It will give you chills!" --K. Garrabrant "Katiebabs" (this review from His Dark Kiss: paperback)
"Riveting! A dark, steamy and twisted tale!" --Lisa Jackson, New York Times Bestselling author
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