What if the greatest male writer the world has ever know was, in fact, a woman? And what if the man who uncovered her secret was the only one who could set her heart free? . . . At the royal command of Queen Elizabeth, Sir Ian Terrance has sought out a popular local playwright named William Shakespeare—only to discover that he is a she . . . and a most desirable and delectable she indeed! And now that the remarkable Olivia is his prisoner, Sir Ian is the one in chains—bewitched by the singular young woman’s irresistible beauty, deliciously sharp wit, and innocent sensuality.
Olivia’s secret life was well hidden, until Ian burst through her wall of pretense. There is much the devilishly handsome man can teach the imaginative, if inexperienced, maid with his tender caresses and intoxicating kisses. But how long will the exquisite writer be able to able to remain aloof from the passionate attentions of her bold kidnapper? And can a breathtaking romance turn Ian from his duty—and ensure a happy ending? [from author web site]