Whatever possessed Rowena Melcombe, who had only narrowly avoided ruin at the hands of a visiting rake, to be filled with desire for a handsome London lord passing through her tiny town? Whatever possessed Lord Justin Alderney, who had the most dazzlingly sensual beauty of the ton as his mistress, to want the exquisitely innocent Rowena as his wife?
Clearly a strange spirit of unlikely attraction reigned at Melcombe Manor, as a girl who knew nothing of the ways of the world and the sins of the flesh met a man who knew all too much, and a magic brewed on an enchanted All Hallow's Eve bubbled up in a passion that intoxicated both - until the break of dawn threatened to shatter their dream of love . . .