Alone and penniless after the great plague of London, young Desire Guildford turned pickpocket rather than sell her body on the streets. But she picked the wrong pocket when she stole from highwayman Morgan Trenchard, Morgan returned for his valuables – and for the green-eyed beauty who had dared to best him, carrying her off with him on his stallion into his life of daring adventure - the world of fifteenth-century crime. Desire soon found herself dangerously fascinated by the darkly charismatic man who looked at her, and by the answering flame in her own heart . . .