An aristocrat determined to do his duty pits his wits against a beautiful woman with secrets to protect More
When Felix, Viscount Western, learns that his father’s shipping line is being used to smuggle ex-slaves into England, he determines to put a stop to the evil trade. Convinced that Saskia Eden is up to her beautiful neck in the business, he’s unprepared for the impact her fiercely independent spirit has on him.
Saskia, pitting her wits against those of her father in a desperate bid for survival, can’t prevent Felix from putting his life on the line to break the smuggling ring. Unaware if he will succeed, she becomes caught up in a glamorous house party hosted by his mother. Only then does she realize how hopeless her situation actually is. Even if Felix should survive, there can be no place in his life for the widowed daughter of a convicted smuggler.