The new romantic thriller from a master storytellerElla grows up in a hovel, unaware she is really one of the Polmars of Porthminster Hall. When she learns the truth, she decides to make the acquaintance of her family and try to learn the fate of her mother why did she leave, never to return? There are dark secrets at Portminster Hall, and soon Ella finds herself in mortal danger. The same danger from which her mother fled more than twenty years before . . .