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Kitty Fontaine is 19th-century London's Queen of the Skies. By day, she is a world-famous aviatrix, by night a cat burglar now seeking the Blood of India ruby. Her only obstacle is Max "the Tiger" Aveli, another thief after the same prize. Kitty desperately needs the elusive jewel to save her father's life, while Max simply enjoys the thrill of robbing and seduction. When they are both apprehended by Scotland Yard, they are forced to work together to find the ruby. They travel to India, where Kitty was born, and soon they are steeped in local political intrigue, revolution and betrayal. Unable to deny her passion for Max, Kitty must accept that her only chance of survival lies in the hands of the one man she can't trust. O'Neal's (Written in the Stars) skillfully written adventure brims with smoldering sensuality. (Jan.)
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Praise for Katherine O'Neal, winner of the Romantic Times Award for Best Sensual Historical Romance:
"O'Neal provides vibrant characters and settings, along with plenty of intrigue, daring escapes, 11th-hour twists and steamy romance."
The Last Highwayman:
"One of the most brilliant debut novels to come along in many months. Powerfully written, sophisticated, well researched, highly romantic, smoldering with sometimes erotic sensuality (à la Susan Johnson) and adventure."
Princess of Thieves:
"[A] dramatic story that is both sensuous and spine-tingling...Superb."
"A whirlwind of adventure/romance that seethes with dark, intense emotion and wild, hot sensuality."
Master of Paradise:
"Every page will thrill you."
Bride of Danger:
"A fast-paced, searingly sensual novel brimming with plot twists that keep you guessing till the end. A winner."
--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Written in the Stars:
"Katherine O'Neal continues to reign as the queen of romantic adventure."
--Affaire de Coeur
I really loved this book! I read a lot of romance, and after a while, they all start to sound the same. This book surprised and thrilled me. Read morePublished on May 23 2000
This is the best book I've read all year. It takes us on a magical journey to India through the exciting experiences of two sexy cat burglars who are at odds not only because what... Read morePublished on May 22 2000
I'm a great fan of Katherine O'Neal's books and I absolutely loved this latest addition. As I've come to expect from her books, it's adventurous, witty, has a hero to die for and a... Read morePublished on May 15 2000