A sense of honor, no matter how tattered, can be an inconvenient nemesis ... Notorious and exiled, Ross Braden needs to keep a low profile. The last thing he wants when he leaves the stodgy halls of Boston for the wilds of untamed Colorado is to drag along a spoiled aristocratic lady. A strange country with no friends or fortune ... Lady Arianne Brooke is desperate to escape the past and terrified of the future. Forced to hinge her life on an enigmatic and handsome stranger, she trades her soul for the chance to escape a danger that haunts her every waking moment. From London to Boston to the American West, a wild outcast and a spirited English runaway find themselves not only battling the perils of their journey but each other as well.