To fulfill her mother’s last request, twenty-four-year-old historic design specialist, Catherine Pressley-Coombes, travels to England in order to investigate an elusive family line. Armed with an illegible diary, she is determined to discover the identity of her mysterious ancestress. Distracted by an Elizabethan manor and unused to British country roads, Catherine runs her car into a ditch. She is given a tow by a handsome, hard-working local who arrives on his tractor. As the down-to-earth manager of his family’s estate, Nick Davidson also happens to be one of England’s most eligible aristocrats. Nick is certainly not the kind of man Catherine would fall for—a man dogged by media and rumor. So, why does she find the English lord so irresistible? Even though Catherine can’t overlook their differing values and beliefs, as she and Nick spend time together, their attraction deepens. While she battles through romantic turmoil, Catherine is beleaguered with far more sinister concerns: a series of unexplainable misfortunes that are not mere accidents. With her heart on the line, Catherine discovers her life is in jeopardy by an unknown adversary—but she has a growing suspicion that the danger may be connected to whatever secrets lie hidden in her ancestor’s diary.