Clare Hoyland had witnessed the most vicious behavior between her family and those dreadful Devanes. But when her brother killed all but one member of the Devane family, Clare knew she was next to suffer. For as she set out on a journey, the sole survivor, Robert Devane, carried her off into the dark wilderness. Her handsome captor meant to avenge his family's slaughter by marrying her! Though his wife and prisoner, Clare couldn't help falling in love with her own husband. Would they never give up this bitter family feud and admit those tender feelings that had stirred from the moment they touched?