Melissa Berington is no stranger to hurling through time. It has, after all, happened twice before. But as days turn to weeks and weeks become months, she grows increasingly uncertain whether she’ll ever return to her own time. Longing for her fiancé, Tom, torn between modern England and old, Melissa finds herself becoming a key player in the lives of people she had only read about before.
Intrigued by the mysterious beauty who claims to be a distant relative, Lord Rikhart d’Windesley volunteers himself as her protector. Determined to know more about this beguiling lady, he forms a plan to draw her secrets out. A man known to history as sadistic and ruthless, known to the maids of Bringewood as charming and valiant, Lord d’Windesley will stop at nothing to gain her confidence.
Melissa finds herself in a time and place where she can trust no one with her secrets. As she strives to keep her wits in a foreign place, unraveling the why’s of her journey through time, will the ambitious laird uncover her identity . . . and her hidden past?