Darcy O’Keefe lives by her wits, picking pockets on the streets of Charlestown, Massachusetts, in order to survive. But when she chooses a well-heeled–and extremely handsome–gentleman as her next mark, her keen mind and quick reflexes fail her. Caught in the act, Darcy finds herself blackmailed into joining Aiden Terrell in a quest that has led him from the Caribbean to Great Britain and now to America.
Aiden’s daring scheme is to set himself up as pickpocket bait to entrap a killer who murders for sport. As they comb the city’s backstreets, Darcy can’t decide which frightens her more–the prospect of finding the man they seek, or falling victim to the dangerous charms of Aiden himself….