An attraction too great to deny...a misunderstanding gone horribly awry... Narrowly escaping King Henry's wrath, Sir Albin struggles with temptation as he accepts a mission for his liege, Baron Fulke of Erlegh. After a simple misunderstanding turns deadly, Sir Albin finds himself in a battle for his life and all he holds dear. Forced into adulthood before her time, Lecie of Rochester dares to dream of a life with the handsome knight who often visits the family inn. Accused of murder, she finds herself in a hangman's noose with time running out. In a battle for life itself, the two lovers struggle to settle their differences before fate separates them forever.