Princess Allie Bahram just couldn't go through with her impending royal arranged marriage - at least, not before experiencing a taste of freedom. So she posed as her lady-in-waiting Leila and took a job on Cord Brannigan's Ranch. but she never expected the handsome cowboy to ignite a breathless passion she'd never known. as a princess, Allie wouldn't have a chance with Cord, but as Leila she could follow her heart. Yet when Cord learned Allie wasn't who she claimed to be, would he fire her as the housekeeper...or keep her on as his bride?