After finding herself betrothed to a cruel and vicious laird, Lady Sorcha MacPherson slips away one night to return home to Blackstone Castle, where her brother is laird. The following day, she is accosted by highwaymen, but rescued by Galen MacKinnon, a most handsome Highland warrior. The beautiful Sorcha, is most grateful for his help, until after finding out who she is, he kidnaps her. Galen intends to trade her for his brother's freedom, for her brother is holding his prisoner! Galen and Sorcha are strongly attracted to one another, but will they be able to surpass the many obstacles standing in their way to find love? Even if it could cost them their very lives?