When Lady Andrena MacFarlan helps escaped Highland-galley slave Magnus "Mag" Galbraith elude men hunting him, she inadvertently sets in motion her father, Andrew's, long-laid plan for reclaiming the chiefdom stolen from him nearly two decades ago by his traitorous cousin, Parlan Pharlain. As Andrena and Mag set out to prove Pharlain's conspiracy, the two battle Pharlain's men - and their own unexpected passion. Even more unexpected is the discovery that Andrena is able to foresee their enemy's moves. Does she have mystical powers, or are she and her father keeping secrets? Though their desire for one another continues to grow, Mag and Andrena remain unsure of whom they can trust but with their lives on the line, they are forced to finally give their trust - and their hearts - to someone other than themselves.