It was a marriage of heaven ahd hell. A kings's decree that tore the lady Madrigal daughter of the Earl of Tarbella, from her rightful fiance and thrust her into the arms of Roderrick, Baron of the Halconbossque. Roderick, the shining knight who saved her from certain death, would now be her husband by royal edict--and by his own evll design At last he would take vengeance in the bed of his enemy's daughter.! But destiny had other plans for Lady Madrigal. Kidnapped from Spain to distant Morocco, she disscoved a world of unto riches, forbidden passions and the golden promises of her husband's sworn foe.