In search of a true and gentle love, fiery Shanelle Ly-San-Ter flees the lustful advances of the blue eyed barbarian who has been chosen as her lifemate – confused and frightened by the fevered yearnings the handsome brute has awakened in her innocent soul.
A warrior’s warrior, virile and magnificent Falon Van’yer is overwhelmed with intense desire for the spirited beauty who has vowed never to be his. And though the heavens themselves conspire against him, he will pursue his sensuous prize – and brave any peril to conquer and claim the keeper of his heart.
Beautiful, mischievous and shamelessly daring, young Amy is a Malory through and through – as wild and reckless as the most incorrigible of her male cousins. And now that she has reached a marriageable age, Amy has set her amorous sights on a most unsuitable mate – the straight-laced American ship captain who once nearly had her Uncle James hung for piracy.
Still tormented by the past treachery of an unfaithful lover, handsome Warren Anderson is shocked by the brazen advances of his despised enemy’s high-spirited niece. But his firm resolve to resist is weakened by an irresistible yearning for the enchanting British minx – and an impassioned heart begs him to surrender to a love that threatens to stoke the smoldering fires of perilous family feud.