Avalon Capet, the youngest of three daughters, is a descendant of nobility and has been bred for the life of a lady ever since she was born. That is until her eleventh year, when her family is forced to leave France and escape to the unknown forest village of Dusek. Her family adjusts to its new, penniless position in society, and Avalon struggles with both pain and loss, but almost never love. That is, until the dashing Noël Picoux, the successful and handsome son of her father's business partner, strides his way into her life. Unfortunately and unknowingly mistakes Avalon for her sister, Belle. However, life takes a deadly turn from scandalous to perilous when she finds out that after a financially disastrous venture, a contract was made between her father and a malevolent Faerie that binds the fate of their family to a single white rose. Avalon will soon find that the biggest antagonist she faces might just be the only person who can steal her heart.