Wealth and breeding had prepared her to be a fine young lady, yet her softly lustrous allure could not conceal the headstrong spirit which no man had conquered. Let any man try, and he faced a hellcat’s fury. One man dared take Samantha Kingsley by force. With a passion had felt for no other woman, he awakened in Samantha a desire she had never known.
But this man, driven by injustice into the life of an outlaw, also wanted her father’s land. And if her father didn’t kill him. Samantha vowed to kill him herself. But she could not kill her heart. Though his arrogance enraged her, and his boldness frightened her, his life was hers . . . their destinies bound by a love not even fate could destroy.
His stubborn pride demanded submission. Her loving heart demanded love. Destiny turns Brigitte de Louroux, a young heiress, into Rowland de Montville’s slave. How will they both deal with the strong passion that pulls them together, forgetting everything else? She was born a lady, heiress to rich French estates. But when Rowland of Montville captured her, he saw only a beautiful girl garbed in peasant’s rags. Though betrayed into bondage, Brigitte de Louroux would never be any man’s slave. Yet the fate of an unprotected woman could have been far more cruel than the rough embrace of a warrior lord as fair as Rowland of Montville. Defenseless against his unbridled passions, she yielded her innocence to the desires he aroused in her heart. And he, who had never known the enchantment of a woman’s surrender, found a power in love as mighty as the sword he raised against their enemies