A Forbidden Marriage Lady Allis nearly swoons when she first seesthe tall, tempting knight at her father's jousting tournament. As theeldest daughter of the family, she is duty-bound to wed someone ofwealth and privilege -- and Sir Connor, though mesmerizing, is not onlypenniless but in disgrace. To Connor this fiery, untouchable maiden isa prize worth fighting for. The onetime hero has little save his prideand his skill -- as a warrior and a lover. But will that beenough to survive castle treachereries, to know the rapturous passionthe lady's hungering gaze promises -- and to win her heart?