An aristocratic young lady finds love in her own backyard in this charming historical romance set in 19th century Cornwall.
Cornwall, 1886. As Sir Robert Pendragon’s heir and only son, Nicholas Pendragon is the pride of Carrack House. Meanwhile, the daughter of the house, the spirited and lonely Evelyn, is all but forgotten. But Evelyn soon finds companionship in an unlikely place when she befriends Drake Vennor, an apprentice gardener on her family’s estate.
Years later, a sudden tragedy throws Evelyn’s life into turmoil. Grieving for her brother while preparing to become her father’s heir, Evelyn realizes just how much she has come to rely on Drake’s friendship—a closeness that has blossomed into something more. But will the burden of the Pendragon name require her to abandon him when she needs him most?