Nearly blind and banished from her father's house, Julia Sutherland is determined to escape the cruel clutches of her aunt. In desperation she accepts an offer of help from the Devil of the Highlands himself--Duncan Sinclair. Duncan searches for inner peace. Haunted by memories of his murdered sister, he soon realizes the key to his happiness lies deep in the heart of Julia. Betrayal plays its hand and the lovers must face the powerful Kirk, and the evil laced Clan Gunn, to reclaim the life of love denied them.