When Fiona Hay offers Angus Gordon her virtue in exchange for a dowry for her sisters, she so intrigues the rogue that he demands a higher payment: She will be his mistress. Thus begins a sensual battle of wills and carnal delights. Destiny soon draws the ardent lovers into the turbulent court of King James.
Determined to rule a unified Scotland, the king sees a perfect spy in Fiona-a woman of incomparable beauty, uncommon shrewdness, and uninhibited sensuality. The king's political scheme forces her away from the man she loves...and into the arms of a wild and passionate Highlander, MacDonald of Nairn. Will this cold-hearted and callous betrayal forever destroy Fiona's chance at happiness.