With the cry "Votes for Women!" upon her lips, suffragette Cassandra Whitney throws herself headlong into the cause of women's emancipation. She soon discovers a thread of danger and a web of intrigue surrounding the suffrage movement and the self-righteous--but fascinating--explorer Griffin St. John. A heinous plot ensnares them both and forces their hearts together amidst the perils. The notebook of secrets...the violent anti-suffrage demonstrations...the mysterious man with the gold tooth...it all turns dark in The Lion's Shadow.