A WOMAN OF RARE VALOR
At the wedding ceremony of her sister Sarah, Agnes MacKenzie leapt in the path of a speeding arrow, saving Edward Napier's life. For Agnes, it was a matter of instinct and training -- all Scotland knew her fame as a bodyguard. Few knew the heartache that spurred her perilous course.
A MAN OF SCIENCE ? AND MYSTERY
Despite the towering rage of her father, Lachlan, duke of Ross, Edward Napier used his medical skills to tend Agnes's wounds. Owing her his life, the widower granted her request to accompany him and his children to Glasgow. But he had no intention of allowing this beautiful, foolhardy woman to search out his unknown assassin.
A PASSIONATE UNION OF EQUALS
Agnes had forsworn romance until she could right the wrong that burdened her, yet Edward's powerful intellect and easy grace drew her like a magnet. Her audacious ways provoked him to fascination -- and occasionally to fury. Amid a new storm of poisoned arrows, they would yield to a love as sudden as it was joyous... a love to cherish and protect as fiercely as life itself...