On the morning of her wedding to Calder Hart, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill is lured away to view a portrait that could destroy her entire family: the nude Hart commissioned of her.
Her desperate quest to recover the scandalous portrait leads her into a trap with no escape - until it's too late. When Francesca finally arrives at the church, it's vacant. She has unintentionally jilted Hart at the altar. When Hart tells her their estrangement is for the best, Francesca is devastated.
With a blackmailer intent on destroying her reputation, Francesca turns to Rick Bragg, the city's powerful police commissioner. Together they scour the streets of lower Manhattan, following a deliberately laid trail of clues in a race against the clock.
And once it becomes clear that Bragg's marriage is failing, Francesca must war with her feelings for him, battle Hart's jealousy and escape a killer - all as she fights to win Hart back. But sometimes, passion just cannot be denied….
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