A ghost child left to die in a French forest...and a journey of self-discovery through the English Countryside. When Contesse Blanchefort's adoptive father dies at the Bastille, revelations about her hidden past come to light. Embarking on a journey across England to find her lost family, she enlists the help of a rogue Gypsy and a pagan woman to guide her, only to fall ill in London. Taken in and nursed back to health by physician's apprentice, Eric McEwan, Contesse falls in love with the man quite by chance, and she realizes she's been searching for family in the wrong place. As Eric battles a family tragedy and sinister revelations about Contesse's childhood unfold, deep scars force fate to drive them apart. Can they conquer their demons and find each other once more?