The twelfth Earl of Scarborough, Lord Jeffery Lumley craves a girl he glimpsed in his youth and is plagued for years with a strange yearning to have her, this Gypsy maiden. How do you catch the wind and question it? That is how he saw her and their clan, as they appear always to vanish before he could gather his courage and wits to speak to her.
A curse or spell, whatever it was, he must learn how to free his heart and body to end this undeniable desire to have her. Time is drawing near, in which a wife and heir is needed to continue the official line of earls and to stop his devious uncle from claiming his birthright as the head of their family. With Jeffery’s mind staggering, he marvels how this mysterious gypsy girl could hold him in perdition for so long, frustrated and lusting after her wicked person, leaving him to ponder how to capture the wind.
Living through the loss of loved ones and seeing her life governed by others was something Hailfa refused to settle for, so she devised to have her heart’s desire, but when it was within her reach, a foolish earl wanted to capture her one prized freedom to place her in a new prison.