SOLANGE DE ST. FLORENT : the silver-blonde beauty ona fateful crusade to an exotic land of longed-for love and bitter betrayal.
AIMERY DE MONTVERT: lover to Queen Eleanor of Aquitane, and Solange's husband by royal command. But on their wedding night she refuses to surrender and he vows he will never touch her again until she begs him too. . .
ERIK OF THE LONG LANCE: the Golden Viking who guides France's mighty Crusade to Constantinople - and gives Solange's precious, undreamed-of gift.
A sumptuous saga of fate, passion and the love a woman could not live without!