Orphaned by the tragic accident that took her parents' lives, Lady Christina St. John knows she has little choice but to sell herself into a loveless marriage. That is, until she discovers she is heiress to a long buried treasure. She embarks on a journey to her mother's people and the necessity to play a part in a daring masquerade.
Captain James MacIver sees through her deception. He also has a mysterious claim on the treasure. The tow unlikely lovers clash and therein lies the story!