Sussex, England. At the beginning of the 19th century, a bride marches into her wedding with a gun in hand, ready to kill her groom. What has led to Alexandra Rawdon drawing arms against her future husband, Lord Richard Anthony Deverell? She agrees to an ultimatum: Anthony has six months to prove that he did not kill her father. If he can't, she can end things. To what lengths will Anthony go to prove to his wife that he's not her father's murderer?