Her pride was like steel -- her passion like molten fire
Gorgeous, flame-haired Desiree Grayson was raised on a plantation where slaves were imprisoned in breeding huts and the cruelest punishments were part of a savage system. Ashamed of these injustices surrounding her, Desiree set out to fight against her Southern heritage with every ounce of her strength.
But soon Desiree was forced to fight her own weakness as well...in the skillfully sensual hands and violently virile power of Christopher Fairfield, an irresistible outlaw lover who mocked every rule, violated every taboo, and tantalized her with passion's forbidded delights.
In a tumultuous saga sweeping over an Old South ablaze with conflict, here is a firestorm of romance -- and an unforgettable young beauty who risked her all for one breathless moment of desire's shimmering dream...