Katherine, Lady of Clarendon, has been promised in marriage to Percy, Duke of Loneshire by her parents. The Duke's brother, Oliver, is sent to escort Katherine to the Duke in time for their wedding. On the road to Loneshire, Katherine and Oliver find themselves intrigued by each other. Fighting her feelings for Oliver, Katherine and Percy marry - and Katherine's nightmare begins. When Oliver finds out a shocking family secret that involves Percy, exposing this secret could prove deadly to Oliver and Katherine.