Overflowing with all of the majesty and intrigue of medieval
glory days, this magnificent New York Times bestseller is
a captivating story of passion and loyalty, justice and honor.
Beloved storyteller Julie Garwood steps back to the silver-shrouded
Highlands of her classic tale The Secret?and hails the
return of two unforgettable warriors: Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick
In the dark days after the death of Richard the Lionhearted,
lives and lands would fall into upheaval at the hands of a
power-hungry British ruler and his violent minions. One victim of
the scourge is innocent Gillian, who is a mere child when the cruel
and ambitious Baron Alford slaughters her father and tears her
family apart. Alford, determined to recover a jeweled box for the
despotic King John, is furious when the precious treasure slips
through his fingers?only to be lost for more than a decade.
Now a beautiful young woman, Gillian finds the key to resolving
her past in handsome Scottish chieftains Ramsey Sinclair and
Brodick Buchanan. With the cunning and courage of the daring
Scotsmen, and with the friendship of a new ally, Bridgid
KirkConnell, Gillian at last fights the unscrupulous Baron Alford,
laying claim to her home, her family, and her father''s reputation.
But in the presence of the mighty warriors, Gillian and Bridgid
discover that desire can be a weapon of conquest?betrayal can slay
trust in a heartbeat?and the greatest risk of all is surrender?to
the deep emotions of unexpected love.