Erik, the man once known as the Phantom of the Opera, had been a man obsessed. When his obsession turns to disaster, he flees Paris and the continent, and after numerous adventures, finds himself in... More > Egypt.
Here, he reinvents himself. No longer the mysterious phantom, he is now the equally mysterious Erik Rien. He has turned his back on music, and instead has become a collector and dealer in rare art and antiquities.
For five years, he has lived a relatively quiet life. That is, until Elizabeth Brackenstall calls upon him to ask his help in locating her missing husband. Against his better judgement, he finds himself falling in love with the spirited English woman, a love that can never be.
But then the unthinkable happens and Elizabeth's life is placed in danger...< Less