The request is simple. Seduce a handsome loner, drug him, and steal the rare alexandrite he keeps hidden in his home high in the hills above L.A. If gemologist Kate London succeeds, she’ll save her sister and be able to resume the rest of her quiet life in the small mountain town of Argent Springs.
Nicholas Devere never expected the beautiful, mysterious woman to steal his treasured heirloom. He lost his family to a malicious curse, and he can’t bear to lose his precious stone, too. Nicholas can choose to help the woman or punish her for her crime, but his choice may cost him more than he expects.