But without his love she had nothing at all
It had been old Hunter Finley's dearest wish that Elizabeth marry his stepson, Dugald Morin. After meeting and falling in love with Dugald, that wish was Elizabeth's, too.
But their marriage had gone sour, and Elizabeth hadn't seen Dugald for more than two years--until he returned to Scotland for the reading of Hunter's will.
And even after death, Hunter's wish prevailed. Married, Elizabeth and Dugald jointly inherited his vast estate; separated, they got nothing. Nothing except the pain of a broken heart for a foolish romantic like Elizabeth....