With her thirtieth birthday looming, widow Emma McBride Tate yearns to revisit the mischief-making days of her youth. When she indulges her desires by flirting with Dair, a handsome stranger on a busy London street, she sees only his spellbinding eyes, broad shoulders and knee-weakening smile. She hasn't a clue that the man with such an appropriate name is the notorious Highland Reiver, a thief with surprisingand dangerousties to Emma's past.
When Dair MacRae spies the unique ruby pendant nestled against the beauty's bountiful charms, he knows he must have itand her. As always, he takes what he wants, but this time something is different. This time the thief is robbedof his heart. So Dair tempts Emma with a tantalizing offer, and they begin an adventure both thrilling and fated that takes them from England to Scotland and finally, home to Texas. There, they'll dare everything in search of a love more powerful than either can imagine.