Whisked away from her uncle's barony to be reunited with her family in the Scottish Highlands, Madeline Campbell abandons her life in England and the knight who stole her heart. The reunion quickly sours when she realizes her father intends to present her as a bride to the winner of the Highland Tournament. With no one to turn to for comfort or guidance, Madeline resigns herself to do her duty to her clan and marry the winner.
An English knight has no place on Scottish soil, but Alexander must complete the mission tasked by the Baron of Rayne. Find Madeline and ensure her safety. No one can deny the desire binding them together, but when it sparks jealousy in her prospective grooms, they have no alternative but to run. Secrets emerge from the shadows of the past, both his and hers, and Alexander and Madeline must choose between their duty to their heritage and their hearts' desire.