Brutally kidnapped by the Danes, Lady Elene was robbed of hope and future. In her desperate bid to escape, she finds temporary safety with Berg, an exiled warrior whose barbarian splendor clashes with the dark mysteries of his lost past . . . a past inexorably linked to her own shattered dreams.
His kingdom destroyed, Berg is unaware that the happiness stolen from him by war is once again within reach. Somehow the lovely, fearless Elene rekindles the fires of eternal hope. But as a treacherous enemy relentlessly pursues him, Berg must risk all to claim the destiny his heart demands.