Roxanne Defarge has given up on love and her dreams, but at least she's found a job she likes - working as a newspaper editor for a union in Chicago. When Roxanne witnesses a murder in the newspaper's office, she has to leave it all behind for her own protection. In Arizona she must start again at Treemark Arabian Farms. But who can protect her from Brian Treemark, the mysterious ranch owner who reveals that he and Roxanne are members of a mysterious, ancient race-and they're in more danger than Roxanne ever could find on the streets of Chicago? She's going to have to learn fast for she is now an Elf and must learn to live as one.