Second in the Silk trilogy, Silk and Secrets follows the adventures of Lord Ross Carlisle, the calm English aristocrat who was the hero's best friend in Silk and Shadows. It's a reunion story for Ross and Juliet, the headstrong wife who loved and left him when they were both very young. The two of them make a perilous journey to Central Asia to see if they can rescue Juliet's brother Ian, an army officer who was taken captive in Bokhara. In the process, they must come to terms with the past if they are to have a chance at a future together. The 4+ review review in Romantic Times said, "(Silk and Secrets) fulfills every dream of your heart, every yearning of your soul, as a pair of memorable lovers find their way back to each other's arms . . . This remarkable novel of high adventure and unquenchable love is a stunning reading experience, one you will remember and cherish forever."