Reeling after the death of her father, Lady Sophia can't accept the news that she's a bastard. Turning to the parish priest for support, she doesn't suspect that someone has rewritten her social status. Shunned by society, and betrayed by her former fianc , Sophia refuses to face further scandal. She depends on Mathias to see her through the nightmare her life has become, but their growing feelings cross the lines of propriety.
After a family tragedy, Mathias Rohland entered the priesthood for all the wrong reasons. When he meets Sophia, he sees the forbidden life he's always wanted, but his commitment to the church, his vow of celibacy, and a familial promise made seem impossible to forsake.
Can Sophia overcome the wrongs done and learn the truth? Can Mathias cast off the shackles of his past and bear out a positive future? Sacrificing all for the woman he's come to love.