An Impossible Choice Between Loyalty and Love...The lives of a gypsy and a gadjo could not mix; for one to love the other was inconceivable, reckless...deadly. But when a growing conspiracy to free Napoleon Bonaparte instigates a search for the traitorous Lord Geoffrey DeMane, the temptation of such a forbidden romance becomes an inescapable reality for a gypsy named, Kara and DeMane's closest friend, Lord Alec Adair.Destined to become a great drabarni, Kara knew the banishment that awaited her if she were to shirk her duty for the wrong sort of man. As Geoffrey DeMane's only hope of survival, Lord Adair's honor would not permit him to jeopardize the life of his friend for a woman's embrace. Yet, their ensuing attempts to exonerate DeMane and save a coveted gypsy talisman from Geoffrey's cohorts quickly fosters a passionate bond between Kara and Alec that cannot be denied.Faced with betraying their allegiance to others or breaking their own hearts, the impossible choice before Kara and Alec is further complicated by the threats of numerous enemies determined to prevent them from unmasking the real traitor in their midst. But when their dangerous struggle for truth leads to a perilous climax, it is a twist of fate that finally forces them to choose between loyalty and love or risk losing it all.