He would take her as his bride... but could she give her heart in return? When Egan MacBain takes beautiful Glenda MacKay as his bride, it appears that hes done so for the noblest of reasons. In truth, he has vowed at last to claim the woman hes always lovedyet once lostto another man.
But the rugged Highlander is determined to keep his passion hidden while he woos her with his gentle caress and wicked kisses. For he will not have an unwilling wife and will only show his tenderness once she is tamed. Although Glenda has agreed to the marriage, shes only done so to gain the protection of Egans name.
Yet this young widow of the once-powerful clan MacKay never expected that vows of love would leave her lips again, nor did she believe shed ever hold any man so dear. But suddenly she finds herself succumbing to the strong, silent warrior who fills her with trepidations and a fevered, forbidden yearning to fulfill his wicked promise of the loveand the childshe aches for in the depths of the soul.