Jerden was enjoying life as the star attraction of the Zetithian Palace brothel when a deranged woman murdered his lover. Plagued by heartbreak and depression, he banishes himself from the palace and commits to a life of complete solitude. The stray black stallion he rides across the fields and mountain trails is the only source of solace he can find...until he meets the stallion's owner.
Sara Shield is recovering from her own trauma, and she has sworn off men entirely so that she can focus on her horses. When her prized stallion brings the handsome Jerden straight to her door, she can't help but wonder if she's still open to the possibility of falling in love.