The de Warre heir is summoned to Keyes Castle from the London court. The knight's father is determined to see his son wed once more. The castle needs a lady. The Stone Heart William de Warre should have a good wife and should be involved with the training of his young daughter. Lord Edmond conspires to provide two choices for his heir. Oriel believes her father has no interest in her. As the de Warre child she is growing up without a father's love or the loving guidance of a mother. Brought to Keyes Castle by the summons of Lord Edmond, one of the choices is determined to occupy herself during her stay. The three meet and collide head on to discover they all have Stone Hearts that melt to provide each other with the great love and happiness they need and deserve.