A reckless need to break free of his family led Gregor MacFingal Cameron on a quest for a rich bride, only to fall prey to kidnappers and be tossed into a cold cell. But he is soon joined by a frightened young woman, Alana Murray who makes him regret his mercenary search for a wife. After a daring escape, he joins Alana's journey to rescue her sister. Temptation soon leads to seduction, and promises are made, but hard to keep. Alana knows the bond forged by danger and desperation has earned her an ally willing to fight for her sister's cause. But Gregor's tantalizing seduction leaves her breathless, and she seizes her one chance to experience true passion before an arranged marriage seals her fate-never anticipating the inescapable intensity of a man and a love that will change everything.