After chasing a killer to a ramshackle building, Mac finds a weathered wooden chest. Opening it, she reaches for a pair of broken handcuffs . . . and suddenly finds herself aboard a nineteenth century locomotive with Pinkerton agent Jared Yates.
Jared’s fiancée was killed two years ago at the fashionable Chesterfield Hotel and he’s been searching for her murderer ever since. When his path crosses the odd Miss McAllister’s, he finds an unlikely ally—and lover—in his hunt for justice.
With the sole purpose of gaining information for her news story, Mac agrees to work with Jared. However, losing her heart to the sexy Pinkerton was never part of her plan. When the portal back to the future is opened for a moment in time, Mac has to decide whether a once-in-a-lifetime story is more important than a once-in-a-lifetime love. . . .
Originally published as At Midnight by Maura McKenzie.