Brianna Cameron has had a difficult married life. Finally free of an abusive husband, she's now content to live with her brother Ian and his wife Moira of the clan Maclean. Life, at last, is good for Brianna, but not for long. A carriage accident leaves her alone and badly wounded in the woods. She fears for her fate and when a stranger approaches and she catches sight of his face… she screams herself into unconsciousness.
Royce didn't intend to frighten the injured beauty… he simply wants to help her heal. Left terribly scarred by a recent battle Royce has sought solitude to help heal more than just his wounds.
Brianna finds it difficult to trust any man, but the badly scarred Highlander warrior is gentle and kind to her and it isn't only her body he helps to heal but also her heart.
But Royce has a secret that could destroy their love and when danger threatens Brianna's life, it's the powerful Highlander warrior that comes to her rescue and seals their fate.