Jacqueline de Crevy has given up the possibility of marriage, for she knows men only want to possess her for her beauty. Jacqueline decides to become a bride of God, but on the way to the convent, she is snatched from her saddle by a handsome knight. He is Angus MacGillivray, a tall, dark and handsome man with a vengeful passion, and Jacqueline is to be his ransom. You see, Angus believe her father is responsible for the murder of his family and the seizure of his home. But Jacqueline is a defiant captive, and soon realizes that beneath Angus' hard exterior is a yearning for love. Can she break through the armor that shelters his heart?