She owns nothing of herself but her heart.Sienne is beautiful, intelligent, talented...and a slave. Given to the lord of Nordan for a season, she has one mission: seduce Marken with a body made for sin and bring back to her Sudhran masters secrets they can use to conquer their northern neighbors. If she fails, the family who took her in as a child will pay the price.Marken has no desire for a slave. Women come to his bed willingly or not at all. Yet when he frees the beautiful temptress, she refuses to leave his side, sating her curiosity with questions about his court and her desire with a depthless ability to submit to their growing pleasure. But despite every plan to teach her to be free, Marken finds himself becoming increasingly entangled...and increasingly possessive.Time is running short. Sienne has until the last winter's snow has melted before she must make a choice that will change the shape of two nations forever.This book was previously published.Warning: This book contains a sex slave bound to submit, a master who wants nothing but to free her heart, and enough espionage, secrets, and power plays to while away the long, cold winters.