From the New York Times bestselling
author?the fourth passionate romance in the Border Chronicles
Lady Cicely Bowen, daughter of the Earl of Leighton, is sent away
by her father when her jealous stepmother threatens her safety.
Soon the exiled Cicely becomes best friends with Lady Joan
Beaufort, the king?s cousin?and when Joan is married to King James
I of Scotland she chooses Cicely as one of the ladies accompany her
At the Scot?s court Cicely finds herself pursued by two
men?elegant Andrew Gordon, the laird of Fairlee, and Ian Douglas,
the laird of Glengorm, a rough-spoken border lord. When Ian kidnaps
Cicely just as Andrew is about to propose, the royal court is sent
into an uproar. The queen is demanding the return of her friend and
the Gordons are threatening to set the border on fire. But the
border lord is difficult to tame?and the lady?s heart is even
harder to claim.