An impoverished heiress accepts a betrothal to her family’s sworn enemy to save her besieged home. She is left under the protection of her betrothed’s dashing half brother. Soon they find themselves fighting an attraction that could ruin all. Each faces choices that will affect their future. Love or honor, family or duty. Their fates are intertwined as tightly as the conspiracies surrounding them
When we first meet Sarah Walden she is a young girl struggling to find a way to be a proper lady. She is close with her family and wants nothing more than to bring them honor. She has no idea what fate has in store for her or how difficult her life is going to become.
Sarah tends to be more outspoken than women of this age are permitted to be.