From the first glimpse he knew he must have her even if only for a single night . . .
Powerful, ruthless, seductivethe lord of Londons underworldRoman Merrick gets anything he wants . . . and he burns for Charlotte Chatsworth, a polished jewel in the glittering ton. So he engages her debt-ridden gambler father in a game of chance, wagering ten thousand pounds against one night with the mans exquisite daughter. And Roman Merrick never loses.
But one night is never enough . . .Charlotte is devastated to learn that her reprobate father has lost her in a card game to the most dangerous man shes ever met. With the threat of ruin behind every corner, Charlotte embarks upon a perilous path with the man she cannot forget. But in truth, its Roman who has everything to losefor a game undertaken for pleasure alone soon has him gambling his heart. And love and passion unleashed could bring his great, dark empire tumbling down . . .
About the Author
Anne Mallory is a lifelong romance reader who soldher first novel to Avon Books after becoming a finalistin RWA's Golden Heart contest. In Total Surrender isher eleventh book. A native Michigander, Anne currentlylives in the San Francisco Bay Area.