A MYSTERIOUS MAN WITH A STRANGE TALENT… A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN WITH A DARK SECRET… AND A LOVE FATED TO BREAK ALL THE RULES
His name was Cyrus Fortune. As enigmatic and elusive as the mysterious forces that had brought him to Richmond, he was secretly desired by a score of women and openly envied by dozens of men. But only the ravishing Julia Drummond ignited his restless soul. She was the beguiling society beauty who had never known the thrill of true passion. A strange and wonderful fate had led him to her door. Now Fortune would win her tender heart.
Something about the mesmerizing, black-eyed stranger aroused Julia as no man had ever done. Powerfully drawn to him, she would defy convention and scandalize society by breaking her most sacred vows. But dangerous forces beyond her control soon threatened her newly won happiness.... Lady Luck had smiled on her once. Would she now lose the only man she could ever love -- before they'd fulfilled their rapturous destiny?