HIS PRISONER, HIS DESIRE...On orders from his king, the landless knight Damian Stratton arrives in the Scottish Highlands to prevent the wedding that would unite two powerful clans against the English crown. But the intended bride-the wild, headstrong Elissa,Maiden of Misterly -- cannot be so easily deterred. Though she's Damian's captive, the proud, defiant, and dangerously alluring lady will never be confined to a convent, nor will she abandon her family or her determined goal ofwedding the Gordon laird -- Ieaving Damian little choice but to marry Elissa himself!...HIS BRIDEThe brazen villain will soon learn that he has met his match! Yet Elissa Fraser can't help but be moved by Damian's tenderness and nobility...and by a most perilous desire that has no place in her heart. Nothing good can come from uniting with this knight, who first stole her freedom, and now takes her breath away. And though she has brought the dashing enemy warrior to his knees, it is Elissa who now must surrender...to her passions and to his love.