Kidnapped at the age of five and forced into slavery by her abusive uncle, Francesca grows to womanhood with no awareness of her true identity. Now the nightmare comes full circle and once again she is kidnapped, but to be returned to her nation, her people, and the discovery she may truly be the only rightful heir to a mighty kingdom.
Her estranged father is nearing death and his imposter son stands ready to rob her of her birthright. Her kidnappers are daring champions, proposing a perilous scheme to unmask the imposter and allow Francesca to claim the throne. But her evil aunt, now queen and mastermind behind the original plot to dispose of her, is prepared to destroy the kingdom to protect her secretly illegitimate son's imminent coronation. Posing as the Queen's chamber maid, Francesca's brave claim to the throne begins.