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 surprising--and dangerous--ties to Emma's past.
When Dair MacRae spies the unique ruby pendant nestled against the beauty's bountiful charms, he knows he must have it--and her. As always, he takes what he wants, but this time something is different. This time the thief is robbed--of 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.