Lady Saura of Roget lived a lonely life of servitude - her fortune controlled by her unscrupulous stepfather - until she was sumoned to the castle of Sir William of Miraval. The magnificent knight had once sworn to live or perish by the sword. But that was before his world was engulfed in agonizing darkness. They came together in a blaze of passion - the raven-hared maiden and the golden warrior who laid siege to her heart. Yet danger awaited them just beyond the castle walls. Saura and William soon found themselves fighting for their lives, even as they surrendered to an all-consuming love.