Cara Devon has always suffered curiosity and impetuousness, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Permanently. 1861. Cara has a simple mission in London - finalise her father's estate and sell off his damned collection of priceless artifacts. Her plan goes awry when a killer stalks the bility, searching for an ancient Egyptian relic rumoured to hold the key to immortality. Nathaniel Trent, kwn as the villaius viscount, is relentless in his desire to lay his hands on both Cara and the priceless artifacts. His icy exterior and fiery touch stirs Cara's demons, or could he lay them to rest? Self-preservation fuels Cara's search for the gem kwn as Nefertiti's Heart. In a society where everyone wears a mask to hide their true intent, she needs to figure out who to trust, before she sacrifices her own heart and life.
Books and writing have always been an enormous part of Anita's life. She survived school by hiding out in the library, with several thousand fictional characters for company. At university, she overcame the boredom of studying accountancy by squeezing in Egyptology papers and learning to read hieroglyphics. Today, Anita writes twisted historical novels with heart. She lives in rural New Zealand surrounded by a weird and wonderful menagerie consisting of horses, cats, a mad boxer, and chickens who think they are mini Velociraptors.