Escaping a disastrous love affair, successful Silicon Valley techie, Alyssa Manchester pounces on the chance to settle a long-lost relative’s Parisian estate. Buried amidst hordes of junk in the apartment, Alyssa unearth s a trove of priceless artifacts—and a partial journal revealing evidence of her great-aunt’s secret World War II identity.
Like his father before him, police investigator, Anton de Ville, hunts for treasures stolen by the Nazis. He suspects Alyssa’s aunt knew more than she would ever admit. Undercover as a baker, he uses Alyssa’s passion for pastry and a winning smile to wheedle his way into her apartment. But he becomes attracted to the beautiful American, and the lies about his identity jeopardize their budding relationship.
While she scrambles to disprove Anton’s suspicion her great-aunt had been a thief and a Nazi spy, Alyssa vows not to fall for more than Anton’s chocolate macaroons.