That the newly crowned High King, Felix, was in love with the Sorceress Isobel was probably the worst kept secret in all of Erya. Shaeanne, Princess of Adreas, might have found the gossip titillating… had she not been about to become his wife.

Five years into their arranged marriage, Shae and Felix are little more than strangers. Shae has made an effort to keep her husband at a distance, determined to keep her heart well away from the handsome king. When circumstances leave them alone and fending for themselves, she’s suddenly finding it a lot more difficult to resist her husband’s easy smiles. Is her husband flirting with her? And could she ever dare to open her heart to him, knowing that his belongs to another?