From the essence of desire…a king's baby!
While exiled King Alix Saint Croix lies in wait to reclaim his throne, a mistress would provide a welcome distraction. Entering a Parisian perfume house to buy a fragrance for a current lover, he leaves with a powerful craving for another woman altogether—stunningly exotic perfumer Leila Verughese.
The very smell of Alix awakens Leila's every nerve. If she's going to give her innocence to anyone, who better than a king? But it's an alchemy with life-changing repercussions…
Leila's life spirals out of control, until she realizes her power… She's carrying a royal heir!