It takes a broken soul to heal another's... Brutally attacked as a child by a knife wielding assailant, Liliana spent her formative years hidden beneath a veil. Physically scarred and mentally broken it would take a man equally broken to free her from herself. Once again back in the good graces of King Henry I, Baron Fulke of Erlegh and his extended family plan for a royal wedding in France and look forward to a future filled with peace. Gervase, the most handsome and reckless of the Erlegh knights has other ideas. Drawn to the mysterious Liliana, he puts them all at risk when he is determined to discover her secret in an act of defiance.