A Secret LoveBook - 2000
An enigmatic, beautiful woman persuades the rakish Gabriel Cynster to help her expose someone who is plotting against her fortune, but Gabriel will exact his price in passionate encounters. Original.
And now, Stephanie Laurens has created her boldest Cynster yet - Gabriel - a man who has known the pleasure of many women, but who has given his heart to no one.
She was desperate for his help...
When a mysterious lady, her face hidden by a black veil, begs Gabriel Cynster for his help, he cannot refuse her plea. For despite her disguise, Gabriel finds the woman alluring and he is powerless to deny her. But he exacts payment as only a Cynster would demand: with each piece of information he uncovers, she must pay him - in the form of a kiss.
He was powerless to resist...
Lady Alathea Morwellan knows Gabriel is intrigued, but despite the sparks that fly between them, they have never passed a civil moment together. Yet as the stakes get higher, so does Gabriel′s desire for payment. And with each overpowering kiss, each passionate embrace, Alathea knows that she will not be able to resist his ultimate seduction...but what will happen when she reveals the truth?
An enigmatic, beautiful woman persuades the rakish Gabriel Cynster to help her expose someone who is plotting against her fortune, but Gabriel plans to exact his price in passionate encounters.