Originally appeared in the print anthology THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
Fate has brought them together—again.
At one time, Jemma meant the world to Dane Pendleton, but then she betrayed their young love.
Now Time has turned the tables. Dane is wealthy, respected, and knighted, while Jemma has nothing but her pride.
His honor for hers …
Dane’s name is on the lips of every beauty in London. They whisper that he learned “tricks” while he was in the Orient. But has he forgotten Jemma and what they once meant to each other?
And will he accept her devil’s bargain?
In every woman’s life, there is that one flame who slipped away. The man who makes her wonder “what if?”
But is this a momentary madness or a chance to rekindle a love that could last a lifetime?