A dynasty filled with secrets teeters on the edge of collapse asÊSunday TimesÊbestselling author J.R. Ward draws us into the elite world of the Bradford family . . . At first, the death of the head of the Bradford family, was ruled a suicide. But then his eldest son and sworn enemy,ÊEdward Baldwine, came forward and confessed to what was, in fact, a murder. Now in police custody, Edward mourns not the disintegration of his family or his loss of freedom . . . but the woman he left behind. Lane BaldwineÊwas supposed to remain in his role of playboy, forever in his big brother Edward's shadow. Instead he has become the new head of the family and the company. Convinced that Edward is covering for someone else, Lane and his true love, Lizzie King, go on the trail of a killer - only to discover a devastating secret. Now everyone's future is at stake for only one thing is certain: no matter what happens, the lives of everyone at Easterly will never be the same again.