A gripping romantic thriller that will take you deep into the dark corners of obsession and family intrigue. “Sensual and riveting.” —J. Kenner, New York Times bestselling author “Captivating, provocative, and fast-paced.” —Kerry Lonsdale, Wall Street Journal bestselling author “Elegant prose … a sublimely written story.” —Kirkus Reviews Small-town Connecticut art teacher Ellie James finds the intense connection she’s longing for when she meets Will Hastings, a seductive Englishman with an alluring darkness. But just days later, her sister and grandmother are murdered and she must confront the unthinkable: is Will a man she can trust, a killer―or both? After surviving a near-fatal attempt on her life, Ellie makes a desperate move: she takes her young niece Lissie and runs to England with Will. There, fiery passion becomes possession, London paparazzi call her by another name, and assassins of a secret society close in after the stunning truth about Ellie’s family is exposed. When Will suddenly disappears after putting a ring on her finger, Ellie must find the strength to elude assassins, disentangle herself from the haunting lies she’s lived for twenty-seven years, and answer one pressing question: who is Ellie James?