Lord Darby Manderville rescues an unfortunate beggar from certain death on the moors, but when he discovers a long lost family heirloom sewn within the hem of her dress resentment, prejudice, and contempt soon takes the place of his compassion.

Celeste Darwent comes to Teigne Hall a haunted woman; a woman without a past yet her presence will shatter Darby’s life as, unwittingly, she unlocks a secret best left alone. A secret that has already fated their lives, condemns them to commit Treason of the heart