England, 1471. Denys Woodville does not know who she is. Adopted as an infant, she now lives with her mother, Elizabeth Woodville: now queen and married to Edward IV.
Denys makes numerous attempts to uncover her true lineage, but each effort comes to an abrupt and tragic end. Queen Elizabeth metes out Denys’s ultimate degradation, when she marries her off to the ambitious Valentine Starbury.
But as her feelings for Valentine strengthen and bloom into love, she finally finds out who her family is… and the truth about her past.