A thrilling and passionate novel of mad passions and scandalous secret from the glorious new talent in historical romance.
Lord Ian Blake has returned from India a broken man. Years ago, he pledged to Lady Eva Carin - his childhood companion and first love - that he would bring her husband back alive. His failure haunts him. But even his jaded soul can't anticipate the shocking sight of beautiful, independent Eva confined to a madhouse. Locked in an asylum, forgotten by society, Eva is adrift in both body and mind. For Ian to break her free, they must cross a powerful enemy - and prove her sanity to England's unforgiving aristocracy. But the biggest danger of all may come when the secrets of Eva's tragic past are finally unlocked...
The Dark Lady has as much romance, adventure, passion, torment, and triumph as any one love story could deliver - Grace Burrowes, New York Times bestselling author
Real, intelligent, and gritty but above all deeply romantic. In my opinion M?ire Claremont is the stunning reincarnation of the Bront? sisters - Delilah Marvelle
Will keep you hooked to the very last page - Anna Campbell
Intense, bold, gripping, and passionate - Leanne Renee Hieber
2011 Golden Heart winner Maire Claremont first fell in love with Mr Rochester, not Mr Darcy. Drawn to his darkness, she longed to find a tortured hero of her own...until she realised the ramifications of Rochester locking his first wife up in his attic. Discovering the error of her ways, Maire now looks for a real-life Darcy and creates deliciously dark heroes on the page. Oh, and she wants everyone to know her name is pronounced Moira. Her parents just had to give her an Irish Gaelic name.