The first time she saw Baron Erich von Rothmann, young Marisa Hall fairly trembled with the strange new sensations that the tall, handsome blond stirred within her. Marisa had rushed to Austrian Alps to be with her brother, who had been injured skiing. Until he was better, she would stay at Schloss Anton, the Baron's medieval castle inn. The Baron gave Marisa a job singing at Schloss Anton, and the emerald-eyed beauty was a great success. But Marisa's inexperience left her puzzled by the desires she felt for the Baron. Was she in love with him? Did she even know what love was? And what chance had she against the beautiful and naughty Countess Brandenburg, the Baron's constant companion? But Marisa finds that in the crystal-white brilliance of the Austrian mountains anything can happen . . . especially for a young woman crossing the threshold from innocence to passion . . .