Beautiful, impetuous Tansy St, Clair has just made the biggest mistake of her life.
Pressured and tricked into taking part in a wicked scheme, she is filled with remorse. She seeks the advice of the only woman she trusts, and the two devise a daring plan. Tansy now must face grave danger as she navigates long, winding staircases and a labyrinth-like dungeon beneath Radcliffe Castle to try save the man she has betrayed.
Tansy is training to become a lady in waiting under the tutelage of Lady Agravain, Lord Radcliffe’s mother. Her position of favor as the alchemist’s daughter and her extraordinary beauty are cause for jealousy among three other young ladies in training who will stop at nothing to thwart Tansy. Furthermore, one of Radcliffe’s knights is seeking a wife. The three jealous ladies have their sights on him, but he only has eyes for Tansy.
Is it too late for Tansy to undo the harm she has done? Will she be forced to marry someone she despises, or will she be able to find true love? Find out in this breathless tale of love and betrayal, bravery and tragedy.