After a whirlwind marriage in France, Violette de la Marne and husband, Ty MacKenzie, move to Edinburgh to join Mary, Queen of Scots. Life is good until Lord Darnley attempts to murder David Rizzio and Mary, who is pregnant with Scotland's heir.
Violette and Ty help Mary escape from her cruel husband, Lord Darnley, who later is conveniently murdered. And Ty disappears, leaving Violette alone to cope with the consequences of his disappearance. Violette's former love, Thomas Montmorency, appears. And Violette is catapulted into a tortuous love triangle with Ty and Thomas. Which love will she choose?