Evil Irish princess Rhiannon sends villains to abduct her stepcousin Aileen, for whom she harbours an irrational hatred, from the Frankish court in Rouen. In a case of mistaken identity Aileen's daughter Ailenor is captured instead but rescued by Saxon nobleman Garreth who had been at court to investigate the political climate on behalf of King Athelstan, the British king and who has fallen in love with Ailenor. Seeking refuge from their pursuers in Winchester the two find themselves involved in another plot to keep Ailenor a political hostage. Meanwhile, Ailenor's parents discover the vendetta behind the abduction and start their search for their daughter.
The review of this Book prepared by Inger