Eve Silver does gothic romance so well. Everything you could expect and want - dark drafty houses with secret passages, suspicious creepy servents, family madness, and dark shadowy heroes that you're not 100% sure of. Her books do have damsels in need of rescuing, but they're not usually insipid, stupid, or whiny(even if they have a horrible past that they deserve to whine about). Great story, great gothic atmosphere, and one or two very hot scenes. I can't wait for her next gothic tale!