He watched his ship burn in the San Francisco harbor, and with it, his dreams. She escaped the fire, but not the savage plot that dogged her. Only Jeremy could shine light on the desire and the greed that forged the destinies of a renegade tong and a ruthless financier. Only he could unravel the deceit, the lies, the buying and selling of bodies and souls - and the plot that destroyed his shipping business and threatened Angelica's life. But first Jeremy had to convince Amgelica that her trusted friends were false, that shadows were real, and that she needed his help as desperately as she needed his love.