Just before his untimely and mysterious death, Rhionna Fowley's father warned her never to return to his ancestral home in Cornwall. Yet she was drawn to the rocky, mist-enshrouded land of her forebears. But as her ship foundered off the rugged Cornish Coast, she wondered if her journey would indeed be cursed. Shipwrecked and delirious Rhionna found herself in a castle high above the sea and in thrall to the handsome, beguiling Lord Geoffrey Rhyweth.
Rhionna was warned not to go back to her ancestral home in Cornwall but she was drawn to it and eager to leave New York after her father's untimely and mysterious death. On her trip she was shipwrecked and delirious. She found herself in a castle high above the sea with Lord Rhyweth. He prowled the castle at night and the village people whispered something was wrong and young women were disappearing. Would she be next?