Takes place at the time of the Norman conquest. Heroine is an heiress who is forced by the King to choose one of three men to marry, and is in a convent at start of book. Hero is half Norman, half Saxon, not sure where his true loyalty lies.
Convent bred Madeleine de la Haute Vironge must wed one of three lords offered by King William. Fate throws her into the arms of the most dangerous of the three. Or is he? Who is this lord Aimery de Gaillard? What is his secret?