For his loyalty to King Edward, Lord Julian Challon is given Lady Tamlyn and her lands as a prize of war. After years of fighting, Challon desires peace from the nightmares that haunt him, but instead he finds a woman of courage and valor to match his own.
Gifted with "the sight," Tamlyn knows the Black Dragon is her destiny. Yet she vows not to surrender her home or her heart without a fight.
When Challon rescues Tamlyn from attackers, she keeps her identity secret. As his hostage, she uncovers the depths of his passion., and once he discovers her charade, she is ready to become his bride. However, their powerful love is threatened when Edward calls them to his court and old enemies strive to tear them apart.