In this acclaimed, classic Gothic romance by bestselling author Dorothy Eden, a woman falls in love with the nobleman who rescues her from a life on the streets, only to find herself in deadly danger at his haunted country estate. Orphaned and cast adrift in the world, young sisters Bella and Lally McBride travel to London--only to fall victim to criminals who traffic in human flesh. Rescued by an aristocratic stranger, Bella soon finds herself mistress of a sprawling country estate plagued by the ghost of her new husbands dead first wife. With his first wife gone, Guy Raven needs an heir. And when scandal threatens to destroy his political ambitions, he finds the perfect solution. But marriage to the bold, outspoken Bella is not what he imagined. She arouses a passion that the grieving widower is determined to resist. But danger has followed Bella and Lally to Ravenscroft. As a cloud of revenge and murder descends upon his wife, Guy will risk everything to once again save the woman he swore never to love.