The ?marvelous?(Rocky Mountain News)novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author?now in a French flap trade edition.
After an assault at her family home in Maine, Dr. Miranda Jones is determined to put the experience behind her. Distraction comes when she is summoned to Italy to verify the authenticity of a Renaissance bronze of a Medici courtesan known as The Dark Lady. But when the job nearly destroys her reputation, Miranda has no one to turn to except Ryan Boldari, a seductive art thief who offers her both unnerving suspicion and intoxicating passion. And when it becomes clear that the incident in Maine was not a simple mugging, Miranda is forced to rely on herself?and Ryan? during a journey home that is filled with deception, treachery, and danger.