When Great Britain declares war on France, Napoleon orders the arrest of all British men on French soil, including Selena Delaroe's twin brother Nicholas. All attempts to secure his freedom fail.
By 1811 he has been detained for eight years. When the French threaten to kill him, Selena agrees to spy for them to keep her brother alive, though she is a Christian and loyal to England. The British government asks Gabriel Macpherson to help them determine whether or not she is working for Napoleon. Soon after Gabriel becomes the manager of her country estate, he falls in love with Selena, believing God has chosen her for him. When he learns she is a French spy, he must choose between his heart and loyalty to his country -- or trust God to turn an impossible situation into one of honor and hope.