From the moment young Suewellyn saw the Mateland family castle she wanted it. But how could she, an illegitimate beauty hidden away by her parents, have such a dream? A perilous deception seems her only hope. But the masquerade succeeds and, too late, she learns the true nature of the woman she has chosen to become. Suewellyn faces a desperate choice -- losing the man she loves or confronting the tragedy that haunts every Mateland bride.