Ruth Travers has lost a lover, both parents and her job. Now she thinks she might be losing her mind. Ruth finds herself the owner of a dilapidated Victorian house on the Isle of Skye: Tigh na Linne, the summer home she shared as a child with her beloved Aunt Janet. As Ruth prepares to put the old house up for sale, she discovers she's not the only occupant. She also thinks she might be falling in love again... With a man who died almost a hundred years ago.