Hardy falls in love with Alicia only waking up one morning to find the bed empty. He goes in search of this young woman that has turned his settling down into a pleasurable love affair.
When Alicia finally returns, she is not the same as she left. Her heart is promised to another man, and she intends to keep that promise.
Hardy must fight for Alicia's heart...
Before Alicia almost falls too deep for Hardy, she realizes that whatever she loves is destroyed. In a desperate act to save him, she decides to marry her promised, a man twice her age. Their marriage will avert the curse, or so she thinks.
Not until she discovers the truth behind the curse from overhearing the farmhand talking...
She must overcome them if she must live.