Lord Dallas Chattan of Elsworth, renowned chemist, has been kidnapped and his daughter, Lady Annabel Chattan, is caught up in a web of intrigue as greedy men try to find the Philosopher’s Stone, which assures the transmutation of metal to gold. Forced to stay with her uncle, Annabel must hide her own secret of being a witch and is nearly kidnapped herself, but Lord Nicholas Maxwell of Spenser rescues her and takes her to Castle Spenser, where she meets a group of men intent on finding her father. Annabel discovers her fate is interwoven with Nicholas Maxwell, a warlock himself, who protects, seduces and confounds her at every turn. But will their powers be enough to find her father?
Nicholas Maxwell is an adventurer who’s determined to find the famous professor of chemistry and protect his daughter. He’s not prepared for the beautiful Annabel’s appeal until he’s in too deep. Together they race across Europe in an attempt to find her father for an adventure like none he’s ever known.