From New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen comes a timeless tale about the immutable power of attraction, as two lovers forge a bond so undeniable that nothing can break it8230; Samantha Barton survived imprisonment on the war-torn island of St. Pierre. Her family wasn8217;t so lucky. Now, in her new identity as the tough-as-nails revolutionary code-named Topaz, she enlists the aid of an enigmatic industrialist, Fletcher Bronson, on a risky mission to rescue some stranded refugees. Trapped behind enemy lines with a man she both fears and desires, Samantha finds herself irresistibly drawn by his promise of a new life away from the hail of gunfire. For Fletcher, Samantha is more than just an intriguing new lover. She8217;s an object he must possess and protect at all costs. Opening his heart to her was never part of the bargain. But when new developments from Samantha8217;s past life threaten to disturb his careful plans for their future, Fletcher must come to terms with the changes she8217;s wrought in him8212;and reconcile himself to the truth of the warning she once delivered: 8220;I8217;m Samantha, but I8217;m also Topaz.8221;
In Iris Johansen's exciting romantic thriller, a man and woman find their love tested by the politics of a war-torn island. Samantha Barton is a revolutionary fighting to save St. Pierre when she finds herself trapped in enemy territory with the handsome Fletcher Bronson. She is shocked to learn that Fletcher wants her to leave her past behind and begin a new life with him, and she worries that her secrets will destroy their relationship.
- Romance, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Human Qualities + Behavior, Suspense, Types of Characters, Love + Relationships + Sex
- Bantam Books
- August 25, 2009
- August 25, 2009
- Iris Johansen