Sheena believes her hopes for becoming a bride are dashed when she awakens from a month of healing from being burned on her face and chest. She decides to dedicate herself to the church.
Keith McCormick is not looking for a wife. He has two brothers who he can count on to be his heirs. Accepting an invitation by another nobleman to be escort on a trip to King James’ court, he meets a woman he cannot get out of his mind.
A spiteful sister does all she can to remove the threat that her youngest, plain sister poses in her own desire to be wed. Ugly and dangerous rumors begin to fly through the court and become a source of much trouble.
Keith, his family and that of the woman he had fallen in love with, find they need to run in order to protect her. Will he be able to eliminate the threat so he can wed her?