His eyes locked with mine and a passionate signal weaved between us. I should leave, I thought, but I was held fast in the terrifying grip of his magnetism. My heart went wild . . .
Beautiful heiress Caroline Burton came to a ravaged Charleston still recovering from the Civil War to help her dying uncle. Immediately she was warned about the menacing neighboring mansion belonging to the handsome, mysterious Gavin St. Clair. But Caroline was drawn to the old, cobwebbed house and its brooding owner, who seemed to be everywhere . . . first to frighten her away from the estate…then to caress her with a spell of kisses that left her trembling with desire. Yet inside the mansion a deadly evil lived on—threatening to separate Caroline from this tantalizingly sensuous man she so desperately feared to trust, so desperately wanted to love . . .