The Scottish Borderlands, 1590s. Harry Langton is called back to the country of his childhood to aid an old friend, Adam Fleming, who has fallen for Helen of Annandale and, in turn, fallen foul of her rival. In a land where minor lairds vie for power and blood feuds are settled by the sword, Fleming faces a battle to win Helen's hand. Entrusted as guard to the lovers' secret trysts, Langton is thrust into the middle of a dangerous triangle, and discovers Helen is not so chaste as she is fair. But Langton has his own secrets to keep - and other friends to serve. Someone has noticed his connections, and recruited him in their bid to control the hierarchy of the Border families
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