Scandal has followed Lady Clara Eaton's family since her birth, and she has grown to thrive in the spotlight, as all of London has watched her grow into a captivating but infamously cold young woman. With her eldest brother disinherited, her other brother across the ocean, and her mother newly married, Clara's flawless life is slipping from her fingers and turning to dust. Desperate to reclaim her freedom and save her family from complete ruin, Clara turns to the mysterious tale of one man that can offer her and her brother, James, a way back into society. This immoral and deranged man terrifies her beyond reason, and what he asks her for in return is unfathomable, but his promises are fatally sweet, awash with temptation, and too much for her to resist. In his favour, Clara must survive the power he wields over her, and not succumb to the deadly sins he dangles in front of her eyes.