55 Pages
ISBN 978-1-5072-0571

At the age of seventeen, Thorn Wick made a promise to his dying mother that sends him sailing from Barbados to England to meet the man who sired him, the aristocratic Duke of Althorn, who never knew of his son’s existence.

Alicia Montgomery, ward of the Duke, develops a deep affection for the Anglo Indian who protects her from advances by other men. She wants him to acknowledge his feelings for her, but he insists on ignoring the chemistry between them.

Despite the intrigue, revelations, and revenge, will their passion and love for each other conquer all?

Note: This is a prequel teaser of 15,000 words and prepares readers for the sequel, THE DUKE’S

Sandra Masters

About Sandra Masters (Fresno, California Author)

Sandra Masters

From a humble beginning in Newark, NJ, a short stay at a convent in Morristown, NJ, to the boardrooms of NYC, and a fantastic career for a broadcasting company in Carlsbad, California, to the rural foothills of the Sierras of Yosemite National Park, Sandra Masters has always traveled with pen and notebook. It’s been the journey of ten thousand miles with a few steps left to go. Trading boardrooms for ballrooms, she left her corporate world behind and never looked back. Nothing she expected, but everything she dreamed. She lists her occupation as Living The Dream.

Masters is a storyteller. Gather 'round, sip some chocolate cocoa, and allow yourself to become transported you to where you never been…the land of make believe. She has more yesterdays than tomorrows and has known many things…content to look through the lens of make believe to bring romance into your life. go to: and order direct any of the five books.