Years before, he had come to Grafton Manor to be betrothed to the innocent and beautiful Lady Anne — a promise that was broken with the onset of war.
Now Simon, Lord Greville, has returned as an enemy, besieging the manor and holding its lady hostage. Simon's devotion to his cause swayed by his desire for Anne, he will not settle for the manor house alone. He will have the lady — and her heart — into the bargain! Yet Anne has a secret that must be kept from him at all costs.