Lucy Kincaid endures a life of loneliness and drudgery in her stepmother'shouse on Ireland's windswept coast. All she has to sustain her are her dreams, until the day the golden stranger appears on a cliff-- a stranger who gazes ather with love in his eyes and poetry on his lips. Lucy's heart is lost-- untilshe realizes that he is the enemy: a despised Englishman, the man whose familystole her birthright. "Once upon a passion" Raphael Montagu, eight Duke of Southwell, searches futility for the mysteriousIrish beauty he'd loved at first sight, certain that only she can heal hiswounded heart. But when fate finally returns her to him at a London ball, shedenies ever having seen him before. And when he claims her with a kiss and avow of eternal love, she vanishes once again, leaving him with no clue as toher identity. His only hope is to travel back to Ireland to uncover themystery that drove her from his side-- and finally claim her for his own. . ."Katherine Kingsley is a glorious treasure, touching our hearts withexquisite magic." -- "Romantic Times" "If you haven't discovered Katherine Kingsley, you don't know what you'remissing." --Lindsay Chase"Katherine Kingsley is a miracle worker, a writer who understands the map ofthe human heart." -- "Romantic Times" Hailed by "Romantic Times" as "one of the most beloved voices in romanticfiction, " Katherine Kingsley has brought her unique style to the retelling ofthe Cinderella tale, as two star-crossed lovers play out a romance that is thestuff of legend.