Marco De Luna is head over heels for Claudia, his little sister's new best friend...until he hears where she's living-the old mansion on the outskirts of town that Primo Vasile stole from the De Luca family! Before long, though, she's won him over in spite of his misgivings and they're an item. But when Marco hears that Claudia has placed his sister, Bianca, in danger, he walks out on her in the middle of the night. Four years later, his heart burns for vengeance. So when Claudia is forced to marry a man she doesn't love to save her father, it's Marco's chance to strike! Claudia feels her heart stirring with old feelings for Marco...but there's no room in his heart for anything but cold-blooded revenge!