When actor Simon Garrett left America to travel to England, he was still recovering from the tragic loss of his wife and child. But as he wandered through his late wifes estate, he unwittingly stepped through a gateway to the past and came face to face with a ghost? She seemed to be flesh and blood, she certainly shrieked loudly enough when she saw him. But she was unmistakably Darby Brightings, a woman who died nearly two centuries ago. Darby was astonished when the handsome stranger appeared out of nowhere, claiming to be her guardian angel. Surely it was improper to feel an earthly tendre for him. Perhaps her mysterious visitor was not just a spirit from above, but a passionate man determined to save a regency lady from danger and offer her his timeless, heavensent love.