He sighed, rolling his eyes past the four-poster bed and up to the unblemished ceiling, as he breathed, "No need to deny that you two are nearly bed-mates." Grey eyes wide, she gasped, "Why, you ungrateful, wretched man."
Jesus, he thought.
Meet Adrian. Adrian Forge, to be exact, fighter, drunkard, and handsome sailor. His life isn't pretty, but it's panning out to be something else. His father is dying of mysterious illness, which is already bad enough, when he takes a bullet for Ms. Rowena Harding, one of the most famous debutantes in all of London. Mistake Number One. Going on a journey for answers with Ms. Harding? Mistake Number Two.
Meet Rowena Harding; beautiful and spoiled, she has no intention of marrying off despite the fact she's nearly eighteen and that she is in love with Adrian Forge's best friend, Colin Smith. However, she does not remember anything of her childhood, and when a man holds a pistol to her chest, demanding for a locket, she's left speechless. What would a locket have to do with her?
On a quest for answers about their past and their futures, Adrian and Rowena set off on an incredible adventure. What will happen along the way? Are they meant to live or are they meant to die?
Or, more importantly, what does a locket have to do with any of this?
Mystery, adventure, romance, and danger, all set in 1870's London is sure to have you flipping the pages in no time.