One Stolen Kiss
by Lisa Scullard
When he walks into her Manhattan art gallery, Adrik Maksimov remembers Christie Harding from Switzerland, eleven years ago. Back then, the reckless young heir to a Russian shipping fortune, he gatecrashed a debutantes’ ball while in the country to deposit some diamonds in a Swiss bank. Finding himself inextricably distracted by Christie, the diamonds vanished, with only a kiss to remember her by.