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THE NEW HISTORICAL ROMANCE FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR BERTRICE SMALL As the undisputed queen of sensual romance, Bertrice Small brings history to life through indomitable women who live with wit, intelligence, and courage and love with fierce delight. Now, the New York Times-bestselling author of Hellion and The Love Slave, sweeps us to a time and place of fiery power struggles, where one woman holds the key to a country's future--and to her own consuming passion. BETRAYED When Fiona Hay offers Angus Gordon her virtue in exchange for a dowry for her sisters, she so intrigues the rogue that he demands a higher payment: she will be his mistress. Thus begins a sensual battle of wills and carnal delights. Destiny soon draws the ardent lovers into the turbulent court of King James. Determined to rule a unified Scotland, the king sees a perfect spy in Fiona--a woman of incomparable beauty, uncommon shrewdness, and uninhibited sensuality. The king's political scheme forces her away from the man she loves . . . and into the arms of a wild and passionate Highlander, The MacDonald of Nairn. Will this cold-hearted and his callous betrayal forever destroy Fiona's chance at happiness?