When Annie d'Inard receives a letter from the Red Cross, indicating that she may be positive for the HIV virus, the fragile relationship she has with her husband of nine years is shattered. In the devastating aftermath, she is unable to escape the haunting images of her past: the traumatic rape in her freshman year of college, her subsequent journey of self-recovery to St. Andrews, Scotland, and the bittersweet memory of a young man named Andrew, with whom she shared a love interrupted by fate. And when she returns to St. Andrews after separating from her husband, she finds that fate has once again intervened. When Europa Rode the Bull is an erotic tale of betrayal and loss that spans two decades and traverses two continents. It is a suspenseful, often heartbreaking story that explores the mercurial nature of love and commitment, and what can happen when a man and a woman -- married to other people -- rediscover the abiding passion of their lives.