Five years ago when her love, Marcus Wheatley, failed to return from fighting Napoleons forces, Lady Olivia Foster buried her heart. Unable to betray Marcuss memory, Olivia has gone out of her way to run off prospective suitors. At three and twenty she considers herself firmly on the shelf. Her father, however, disagrees and accepts an offer for Olivias hand in marriage. Yet its Christmas, when anything can happen
Olivia receives a well-timed summons from her grandfather, the Duke of Danby, and eagerly embraces the reprieve from her betrothal.
Only, when Olivia arrives at Danby Castle, she realizes the Christmas season is a time of hope, second chances, and even miracles.