He broke her heart . . . Now a struggling actress must put on the performance of a lifetime Orphaned at the age of thirteen, actress Liana Wycliffe was no stranger to life’s cruelties. But nothing had prepared her for the despair she felt when the man she loved betrayed her. Known as Ace, he was a devastatingly handsome fighter pilot stationed in Paris — and he was everything Liana wanted. But after one night of blazing passion he disappeared, leaving her with a brusque note — and a broken heart. Liana swears she will never again allow a man to violate her trust. But when the man who never stopped haunting her dreams returns, can she keep her vow?
“Ace” has become Spencer Sloane, renowned director of the silent screen — and he wants talented Liana as the star of his next film. He has never forgotten the ingénue who came closest to piercing his disillusioned soul, and he will stop at nothing to ensure that she fulfills his vision. This time Liana is determined to have him only on her terms. In the face of such powerful desire, who will be the first to surrender?