Annabelle is a free spirit and a cellist with an orchestra in London. Alastair is an investment banker from an influential family in Scotland. Their friends were not surprised when they fell in love walking home from a dinner party, she is beautiful and he is the eligible bachelor. As their wedding day draws near she is having second thoughts. The quiet strength she had been irresistibly drawn to that night had become dark and sinister. Her family is worried for her, and as her life unravels she struggles to make sense of the fear taking over her every thought. He doesn't love her, but he won't let her leave. Ending the engagement to Alastair will only tempt him into making a decision that will change their lives forever.