Elizabeth Wilde, daughter of the new garrison commander has been kidnapped by a displaced Scottish chieftain who is determined to win back his people's lands. But Alistair is deeply troubled by his attraction to his stubborn prisoner. He resists the temptation she offers as best he can, until he stumbles across her, bathing in a pool. Will he be able to fight his attraction? And if he can't, what does it say about him that he would seduce a woman under his power?