At the tender age of four, Irene Kendee was orphaned on the high seas when her parents drowned during a voyage to England. Raised by a foster parent, she never new she was the rightful heir to a large estate in Port Townsend, Washington where she was born. Now at the age of nineteen, beautiful, young Irene finds that a strange girl is passing herself off as the heiress of the old castle and a successful business to which Irene is entitled. Irene becomes the unhappy victim of evil accidents and intrigue, but she also falls in love. She finds a secret closet which contains the mystery of the past, but will it bring her happiness?