A spellbinding thriller about wealth, power, and one woman’s all-consuming ambition to achieve her wildest dreams. When Lenore Hamlyn is taken in by her sympathetic landlady she has no idea that Nan is the owner of a notorious brothel. Sheltered by Nan’s money, Lenore sees first-hand what can happen to women without her opportunities. Returning from her London finishing school as the enigmatic Anthea James, she is determined to achieve the ultimate power. But within sight of her goal, she is confronted by the greatest threat of all – the emergence from her past of the only man she have ever loved who now has the power to destroy her.