A man who refuses to accept captivity. A woman who has lost hope...When Bethany rescues one of her father's slaves from death, she has no idea she's sealing her own fate. All she knows is that Jess is the most attractive man she's ever met, and the first who has been kind during her difficult life.After his brush with death, Jess has decided to break free. He's tired of working in the mines, tired of living in fear. And he's tired of living without a woman. He'll do whatever it takes to escape...Including kidnapping Bethany.