THE DRAMA OF DESIRE . . . A dashing widower with a rakish charm, Baron Cartwright knows all too well the power - and the price - of temptation. So when he learns that his theatrical-minded son is making a fool of himself over an actress, he wastes no time: He plans a house party at which a play will be performed by the guests - the perfect setting in which to deal with this Jezebel. But the baron is in for a shock when he meets the lady in question.
Memories . . . and desire . . . come flooding back. For beguiling Diane Runyard is the only woman who ever captured his heart. Once, he walked away from her to please his family. Now he finds himself in the unenviable position of competing for her affections with his own son! Will true love win the day when passion and intrigue take center stage?