Coming to the colonies and living on a Virginia plantation in the midst of a brewing revolution was not the life Krystyna would have chosen for herself. But she had been offered no choice when she fled her native Poland. There were still spies out looking for her, she knew. Why, her host could even be one himself. Krystyna hoped not, because when she took a good look at his powerfully taut body and fierce blue eyes, she wanted to share her most intimate treasures with him. Jason harbored the proud young woman with the promis to keep her safe, but he was not happy about it. Not only was she a Countess, unable to sympathize with the colonists yearnings for freedom, but she was a bewitching beauty who tempted him every second she remained under his roof. he would hide her from her enemies, but his protection had its price that this bold beauty open herself eagerly to his searching caress.