Heather Blackstone, an orphan, is haunted by legends of her true ancestry. When a gypsy fortune-teller predicts a journey, her destiny becomes clear: find a way to reclaim her family fortune and the castle that bears her name. Heathers quest brings her to the looming castle occupied by Sir Byron Worthington.
Braving his strange, menacing household and vowing to find the lost document that will prove her claim, Heather accepts his offer of employment, only to discover that she is being watched and followed. As the danger escalates, Heather knows she must choose to give up or risk her life to become mistress of Blackstone Castle.