For Elizabeth Cranston it all started when she discovered that the little fishing village of Mourie in the Scottish Highlands was not the peaceful refuge she had expected. A search for sunken treasure off Mourie's beautiful shore had stirred up greed and suspicion and a strange death struck the quiet village. When Elizabeth stumbled across the key to the mystery, she knew with chilling certainly that her own life would be threatened.
Moving quietly behind the scenes was Crane MacLean, wealthy Laird of Mourie House. His bold good looks and penetrating dark eyes disturbed and excited Elizabeth. But could she trust this enigmatic stranger? What secret role did he play in this sinister plot? Was his irresistible charm just a mask of deceit and a trap for betrayal?
Then one day Elizabeth stepped through the door of Mourie House -- into a whirlpool of danger â€"and love.