When Scottish antiques appraiser Caitlin Paterson accepts a commission in the Hamptons, ’tis the season for Christmas miracles, so she’s not prepared to find, instead, a centuries-old mystery and a family curse.
The terms of his great-aunt’s bequest force Holt Ridley to spend the winter in the Hamptons estate he has hated since childhood. He can’t wait to sell it and return to his successful life in California, but the expert hired to evaluate the estate's contents uncovers long-hidden secrets, leading him to question his family’s past—and his future.
As Caitlin pieces together a tragic legacy, she discovers the likely source of the heartaches that have plagued the Ridley family for generations. With Caitlin’s help, Holt might find the happiness that has eluded him all his life, but can their love survive lingering regrets and suspicions?