Rich, beautiful, elegant, she traveled on a whim from one glamorous Swiss resort to another. She was a widow, and everywhere she went an ominous retinue of bodyguards--and a hearse--followed.
In the sultry sunlight of exotic Lake Como, Paul Hesse -- the handsome young American businessman--fell in love with her. But even in his embrace, some part of her remained aloof, untouched. Could Paul break through the cloud of tragedy that followed the breathtaking Principessa Selvaggia dei Morelli Adimari? Could he escape being a helpless onlooker in a sinister plot for profit, an unwilling victim of her bizarre plan for revenge? Could he break through the aura of mystery surrounding her to bring her happiness and a chance for lasting love?