Planted at the scene of every crime, the fragrant flowers were the trademark of a devious criminal. A jewel thief was stalking London, and Lord Nicholas Grey was certain the thief was his cousin and his enemy - Lord Edward Turner. Determined to capture the daring burglar, the Marquess hunted his prey, but found himself distracted by a pair of rich brown eyes and an enchanting smile.
Margaret Alston had turned to thievery to sow the seeds of vengeance. Determined to destroy the man who had tried to ruin her, The White Rose found her plans uprooted by her enemy's cousin - Lord Nicholas Grey. Stunned by the dashing aristocrat's kiss, Maggie found that in his arms she blossomed. And though she knew he would unearth her secrets if she gave him her heart, the pain of love's thorns could never outweigh its beauty.