Adventure and intrigue in the court of King Louis XIV! A former highwayman wishes to go straight. But can he give up his notorious past when a mysterious woman seems to only push him closer to crime?
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Madeleine de Pellison has never lacked for courage. But now the aspiring actress is about to take on the most treacherous role of her life. To save an infant from an uncertain future, she must use her feminine wiles to seduce a suspected spy. Yet when she brazenly kisses Armand Saint-Sylvestre in the perfumed gardens of Versailles, it is she who is caught unaware...by desire.
Once a daring highwayman and a notorious rake, Armand Saint-Sylvestre wants the chance to put his wicked past behind him. But when he agrees to spy for the crown, he has no idea of the danger that awaits...until he finds himself lured into a passionate tryst by the exquisite Madeleine.