Abandoned on a doorstep as a baby, Emily has always been called a fairy child. As a grown woman her elusive charm makes friends wonder if she is indeed a changeling. But Alec swears he will not be one of those people that fall under her spell. For he has not been sent to seduce her, but to lead her to the hidden valley where his people dwell. For shrouded in the mystery of Emily's origins lay a secret that will either save or destroy.