On the morning of her wedding to Calder Hart, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill is lured away to a private viewing of the one thing that can destroy her whole family a nude painting of herself. Francesca's desperate quest to find the indecent portrait and preserve her family's reputation leads her into a thief's trap with no way to escape until it's too late. Her wedding is ruined and so is the trust and love that Calder once felt for her.
Then the damning painting goes missing.
Scouring the sordid streets of Manhattan, Francesca is on the hunt for answers who is the perverse sociopath responsible for stealing the scandalous portrait? How can she regain her place in Calder's heart? And is their passionate love affair well and truly over?