Forced to return to her husband, whom she fled three years earlier, English beauty Margot Armstrong must outmaneuver Arran McKenzie in games of espionage and seduction as their respective countries’ fragile unity threatens to unravel.
Wicked intrigue unfolds in New York Times bestselling author Julia London’s latest historical gem as an unlikely marriage leads to a path of risky desire in the lush, emerald Highlands
Born into riches and groomed in English luxury, Margot Armstrong didn’t belong in a Scottish chieftain’s devil-may-care world. Two years ago she fled their marriage of convenience and hasn’t looked backexcept to steal memories of moments spent in wild, rugged Arran McKenzie’s embrace. But as their respective powerful kingdoms unite and political upheaval rings around them, she’s forced to return to her husband in order to interrupt his secret plans to invade her country.
Red-haired, green-eyed Margot is a beautiful threat. The bride Arran lost has haunted him for ages. As the Highlands tremble with whispers of her people’s plot to seize McKenzie territory, he must outmaneuver her in games of espionageand seduction. Yet as their secrets entwine and their lands fall prey to a political war, there’s nothing to prevent love from capturing them both and leading them straight to danger.