In this contemporary classic of harrowing suspense and forbidden romance by #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts, a young woman trapped in the limelight plots a daring act of revenge which may have fatal consequences. At twenty-five, Princess Adrianne lives a life most people would envy. Beautiful and elegant, she spends her days dabbling in charities and her nights floating from one glamorous gala to the next. But her pampered-rich-girl pose is a ruse, a carefully calculated effort to hide a dangerous truth. For ten years Adrianne has lived for revenge. As a child, she could only watch the cruelty hidden behind the facade of her parents fairy-tale marriage. Now she has the perfect plan to make her famous father pay. Yet just as she is poised to take her vengeance, she meets a man who seems to divine her every secret. Clever, charming, and enigmatic, Philip Chamberlain has his own reasons for getting close to Adrianne. And soon she will find herself up against two formidable men: one with the kwledge to take her freedom, the other with the power to take her life. PRAISE FOR NORA ROBERTS Her stories have fueled the dreams of twenty-five million readers. Entertainment Weekly Roberts is indeed a word artist, painting her stories and her characters with vitality and verve. Los Angeles Daily News Roberts is a superstar. The New York Times
Nora Roberts was the first writer to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. The New York Times bestselling author of such novels as Sweet Revenge and Divine Evil, she has become one of today s most successful and best-loved writers. Nora Roberts lives with her family in Maryland.