Storm Omar DuBois's story continues, his search for love, his lifemate. Meghan, fiery of hair and temperament, stirs his desire but defies his control. He wants innocence, perfection. She wants more than a buckskin clad warrior, more than wilderness. She flees to Paris only to be trapped by the aristocracy she sought. Unknown to her, Storm belongs to that same aristocracy. Surviving the conquest of Quebec, he at last returns to France. When their paths again cross, their fate is sealed. But the sealing is fluid, layered with scandal, deceit, and danger. The DuBois' blood will tell. Passion defies caution or common sense. 'Tis true; the fragile path to a lasting love begins with acceptance, with truth, with trust.