Lady Sidony Macleod is tired of being the youngest - always the last to do anything. Also the worst at making decisions, Sidony is generally content to have others lead. But fate and the Night Templars have other plans for her. Sir Giffard (Giff) Maclennan, a knight and highland firebrand, is chosen to lead a top secret mission for his brethren, the Knight Templars; and to keep the Earl of Fife, who is hunting the secret that Giff is hiding, guessing. Giff has a plan - one that includes the delectable Sidony as his accomplice. As Giff's impatience and rashness annoy the more practical Sidony, Sidony's ability to plan everything will drive Giff crazy. As these two join forces to hide the Templars' secret, Giff will learn to temper his impulsive behavior and his rashness. Sidony will learn to tolerate Giff's flashes of temper and impulsiveness, as they fall in love in the midst of being hunted by their enemies. And it's not just the Earl of Fife who's after them - they also will be hunted by the Assassins, a group even more dangerous than the Templars and the Earl.