Regency Londonyes'>#8217;s elegant ballrooms mask a daring world of erotic adventure. In this second novel in Gaelen Foleyyes'>#8217;s Spicy Trilogy, a mysterious beauty with a devastating secret discovers, in the arms of a bold and fearless cavalry officer, passion that breaks all boundaries.Some say the aristocratic Balfour clan is cursed, a oncegreat family now in slow decline. Graceful Lily Balfour is her familyyes'>#8217;s last hope, and she has come to London with one goalyes'>#8211;to marry a rich man. Her welllaid plans are balked, however, by the irresistible Major Derek Knight, a handsome highborn soldier and adventurer newly returned from India. Hardened by battles on Indiayes'>#8217;s lawless frontiers, Derek is not just a fighter but a skilled and insatiable loveryes'>#8211;a master of the Eastern arts of pleasure. Though Derek finds no shortage of willing women in London, it is the untouchable, aloof Lily who haunts him. After one stolen moment, he hungers for nights of sensual abandon to fulfill her fantasies and free her from her selfimposed prison. But he has come to England on a vital mission, and when Lily is pledged to a wealthy man suspected of corruption, Derek must thwart the treachery that ensnares them bothyes'>#8211;for only then will ecstasy and the sweet promise of her heart be his to claim.From the Paperback edition.