In the splendor of the Russia's "White Nights," she kindled a flame of love that blazed into a savage passion on the night of the wolf.
Pale, emerald-eyed, she was as tantalizing as the legendary Rusalka who lured young men to the depths of Russia's lonely lakes....
In the glittering ballrooms and salons of St Petersburg, mischievous Christina Dering, the English doctor's daughter, enticed the wild Prince Alexis Suvarin and struck a smouldering spark of desire. Then Napoleon's swift victories forced her to flee to England, to her uncle's great house on the bleak Devon Marsh.
But Forthersby was less a refuge than a prison. Trapped by dark family secrets, caught in webs of intrigue spun by ruthless men bent on Napoleon's cause, Christina had no hope to escape...Until Alexis mysteriously appeared in England. Could she trust his savage tenderness? Would he carry her back to Russia and happiness? Would he fulfill her desiny's promise on... the night of the wolf?