Acclaimed as a breathtaking actress, Miranda Oberon was the toast of New York's most brilliant age. But deep in her heart she held a stubborn dream – to marry a man who was her equal – in passion and ambition.
Alex Deverell was that man. Wealthy, and a powerful newspaper magnate, Alex was fiercely dedicated to the fight for justice. But he was also a man bitterly torn – desperately faithful to a buried memory, yet alive with a vibrant, possessive hunger for Miranda.
In the dark, urgent heat of his embrace, Miranda learned the depth of Alex's need for her. But she learned, too, that need was not the same as love. And then came the cataclysm that would either destroy everything they had so painstakingly built . . . or seal the promise of their hearts' enduring splendor.