When Rosalind Carlisle endures a violent assault in her native England during the mid 1860s, she flees without destination in mind. Fate leads the delicate beauty to Jerez, Spain, where she finds work on the estate of wealthy landowner Don Vidal Salazar.
Recently jilted by his sweetheart, Vidal seeks solace in the arms of his lovely English secretary, but a night of passion quickly grows into a steamy love affair.
Soon, both lovers are thinking about their happily-ever-after, but threats in the past and risks as yet unknown endanger the couple's future. Can Rosalind and Vidal truly find the love of a lifetime together?