bestselling author Jo Goodman delivers the unforgettable story of a beautiful young woman who believes someone wants to kill her. Only one man can reveal if she's truly in peril--or if she's going mad. But will his forbidden kiss lead to a dangerous seduction?
Shy by nature, Emma Hathaway usually leaves the drama to her rebellious cousin, Marisol. But when Emma agrees to meet with her cousin's secret lover to end the affair, she is pulled into a dangerous game. Now Emma is convinced her involvement in the scandal has put her life in jeopardy. The trouble is none of Emma's confidantes believe anyone is trying to harm her. As whispers of madness begin, Emma turns to the only person who might be able to help. . .
The very handsome, barely respectable Restell Gardner has gained a reputation for helping people out of compromising positions. Never one to turn away a lady in need, Restell agrees to help solve the intrigue. Sensing there is more to the green-eyed beauty than meets the eye, Restell feels himself falling for Emma. But he resists succumbing to his passion. . .at least until he learns the truth about the danger that is haunting her. For if he gives in to temptation too soon, he could lose Emma forever. . .
"Goodman writes with a unique and impressive style."
--Virginia Henley, New York Times bestselling author
"A spicy, suspenseful story."--Booklist on One Forbidden Evening
"Goodman knows how to turn up the heat."
--Publishers Weekly on One Forbidden Evening