Revenge, it’s said, is best served cold – but there are times when it comes red hot.
Luke Trelawny, the new Earl, has returned to England, toughened by years abroad and very much his own man.
Six years ago he was jilted by his beautiful childhood friend, Cassie Latimer, three weeks before the wedding, and when he meets her again, a dangerous temptation hangs in the air.
It’s revenge, though, not love, that Luke seeks. He will teach Cassie a lesson and show her that he can command her, body and soul – then he’ll walk away.
But can he truly suppress a love that has never died?