"A passionate tale of destiny, danger, and dark magicand a love so powerful that it conquers time" (Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author of One Perfect Rose).
It's 1601, and Lady Elizabeth York has arrived at Dunham Castle to marry Carlyle, heir to the Duke of Lennox. But it's Will Grey, Carlyle's illegitimate half-brother, who awakens a passion within Elizabeth that she's powerless to resist. Scorned and bitter, Carlyle places a powerful curse on the young lovers.
Generations later, as archeologist Cordelia Ward searches for a treasure aboard a sunken ship, two men pursue her heartsalvager Innis Foley and treasure hunter Morgan Murphy. But she's haunted by a murderous nightmare in which one of those men is a killer.
The journal that belonged to her ancestor, Lady Elizabeth York, might be able to show her which man is her enemy, and which is her soulmateor the ancient curse could prove to be stronger than a love that conquers time . . .
"This timeless love story filled with magic is a seamless fusion of past and present. The eloquent tale of two women, and the journal and birthmark that connects them both, makes this an amazing read." RT Book Reviews