Injured, Edward I's spy is rescued by an abused, stubborn woman, unwilling to trust men, but with a heart ready for true love. More
Arvel Ap Brynn Ffrydd has served as Edward I's spy long enough and will complete this last mission for the wife and estate promised him. Discovered by his enemy he must conceal his identity and find a way to deliver his message. Circumstances force him to care for a widow, a beautiful, bossy and stubborn woman, then drag her with him only to find she has grown to mean more than the King's reward.
Catherine de Berford Javier, physically and emotionally abused by her first husband, refuses to trust men. Another marriage is the last thing she wants, but this man who claims to be in Edward's service makes her heart flutter. However, she believes she means nothing to him until he offers his love but will sacrifice his happiness to keep her safe. Fate, in the form of traitor, gives them a future together.