She'd inherited more than she'd expected.
Having been devastated by a faithless fiancee, Alisa Mallory welcomed the chance for a fresh start in her recently inherited Scottish estate. Doubt set in when she met Fergus MacNair, the former lord of the manor.
She was dismayed to learn that a tragedy had forced Fergus to sell his ancient family home to her uncle. Moreover, it bothered Alisa that Fergus resented her, a stranger, taking over Truan Lodge.
Despite her pangs of guilt, though, Alisa found herself mesmerized by the moody Fergus, and curious about the dark secret that seemed to torment him.