"The magic she tries to hide . . . " Born a lady, but reduced to surviving in the slums of Dublin, Catriona O'Connell has been hired to steal a mysterious book from Aidan Douglas, Earl of Kilronan. But Cat is secretly "Other, "an age-old mixture of "Fey "and human--something Aidan recognizes immediately when he surprises the lovely young burglar in his library, about to steal a magical diary. ." . . is the magic he desperately wants. " From the moment Aidan sees her, Cat's spirited beauty enchants him, but her uncanny abilities are what he truly needs, for Cat can understand the mystical language in the diary he inherited from his murdered father. So Aidan makes an offer: translate the book or be thrown in prison as a thief. And as Cat slowly deciphers each page, she and Aidan are drawn together by passion . . . and into the violence of the "Other "world that is the Kilronan legacy. Can they defeat those who seek the book, or are their lives in even greater danger than their hearts?