Another chapter of the Ice People's story begins in 1625. Cecilie Meiden is beautiful and talented, with a bright future ahead of her. But one night of passion has changed the course of her life forever. Now she must somehow navigate the intrigue and betrayals of the Danish Court without the child she carries being discovered. She longs for Marquis Alexander Paladin – kind, wealthy, and devastatingly handsome – but is he beyond her reach?
Meanwhile, the evil inheritance of the Ice People lives on but no one knows where it will strike next… And it's not the only threat. As war rages in Europe, it draws in many of the Ice People, with devastating consequences.