Come The Night's hero Luc Delamere, who falls in love with the rakish Devlyn Carlisle. They meet briefly and innocently as children, and again ten years later when, as adults, they fall deeply into a passionate affair. The Napoleonic Wars soon tear Devlyn away, but not before the two are joined in a secret wedding bond. When Devlyn is betrayed by a comrade in arms and presumed dead, India swears to continue her Iife alone, without the love that she prized above all else. Until one night a stranger with a familiar smile appears in a crowded ballroom, and India is plunged into a mystery to discover who betrayed Devlyn and to find a way to love again.