Italian by birth, this street urchin lived a life of extreme poverty until he escaped to Brazilwhere he cast off his roots, took a new name and pulled himself up from the streets.
Now Rio D'Aquila is beyond wealthy, with a reputation for being uncompromising in business and incomparable in bed! But on meeting vulnerable Isabella Orsini, he feels something deep within him stir, and he finds himself pretending to be that long-forgotten man.
Passion flares and their affair spirals, but Isabella still doesn't know that her lover has lied to her. Who is the real Rio D'Aquila?