She was a challenge to the gentlemen of the ton, for it was said she could freeze a man with a single glance of her green eyes. Meg Drummond wanted nothing to do with love - not when she'd seen her own parent's marriage fall apart. And though she'd promised to marry an Englishman to spite her father, she had not yet to find someone. Until she found alex MacLaren who charged back into her life awakening her deep seated passions with his wicked HIghland ways. Alex kidnapped and married her out of loyalty to her father, but once he felt her tantalizing body against him he ached to savor all of her. He knew he needed to break thorugh the wall of ice around her heart, gain her trust and awaken her desire to try make her MacLarne's Bride.