Taren van Bale of McKellan has become Lord of McKellan Castle after the passing of his father. The youngest of the three sons, he's urged to marry and produce an heir quicker than his married brothers. The maestro finds him a willing pairing despite Taren's nickname of the 'beast' and the bride is on her way.
Mara Lorinthean of Galladhor is the youngest daughter of Lord Galladhor, brought up by the stable master when her birth brought death to her own mother. Her father - eager to get rid of her - consents when a raven comes to ask for his daughter's hand. It may be Mara's last chance to find a man who'll appreciate her stubbornness.
The newly weds butt heads amidst both tense and hilarious situations but they'll soon find out that running that Castle is not an easy task. Full with intrigue, deceit and the looming danger that threatens to destroy all that they hold dear - Taren and Mara have to join forces together or suffer the consequences.
An enchanted tale of betrayal, adventure and love.