Laird Daniel Murray seeks adventure, battle, and freedom for his countrymen. Putting off his duties as laird-with a promise to his clan he'll return come spring-Daniel sets off with his men to fight alongside William Wallace and the Bruce. But soon he stumbles upon an enchanting lady in need. She tantalizes him with an offer he simply can't refuse and a desire he attempts to dismiss.Escaping near death at the treacherous hands of a nearby clan, Lady Myra must find the Bruce and relay the news of an enemy within his own camp. Alone in a world full of danger and the future of her clan at stake, she must trust the handsome, charismatic Highland laird who promises to keep her safe on her journey-and sets her heart pounding. Together, Daniel and Myra will risk not only their lives, but their hearts while discovering the true meaning of hope and love in a world fraught with unrest.