Rupert Fitzalan has succeeded his grandfather, Lord Fitzalan. Leaving behind his life in America, Rupert goes to claim his inheritance in the Scottish Highlands. This includes Castle Fitzalan, which he last saw at the age of eight. A series of revelations awaits him.
First, the Castle is a wreck. Then there is the Fitzalan feud with the MacLeans, who are demanding the return of an heirloom they claim has been stolen from them. They are desperate to obtain it and attack and kidnap Rupert.
Finally he meets the beautiful Celina Stirling who is engaged to her cousin, Hamish MacLean. Celina is shattered when faced with the dark side of the MacLeans and their hatred for the Fitzalan Clan.
However honour demands that she join forces with Rupert to find the heirloom, discover the truth of its ownership and so end the feud. How the heirloom is found, the feud resolved and Rupert and Celina find happiness is all told in this exciting story.