Condemned as a witch, sensuous, strong-willed Linness of Sauvage bravely faces her doom—until a gallant knight comes to her aid and rescues her from the flames. But after a night of magnificent passion, her dashing champion vanishes. And Linness must escape the still-pursuing mob by posing as a nobleman's betrothed.
Banished from the realm for his heroic deed, Paxton Gaillard Chamberlain is haunted by the memory of the exquisite enchantress who claimed his heart on that rapturous, unforgettable eve. Now fate has called him home, where his beloved Linness dwells in the house of his powerful, despised brother—closer than Paxton dared to dream, yet more forbidden than ever...forcing the handsome knight to risk all in the sacred cause of a love magically destined and gloriously true.