The de Warre heir, from the London court, is summoned to Keyes Castle. The knight’s father wants to see his son wed once more, and the castle desperately needs a lady. William de Warr, The Stone Heart, is destined to have a good wife and be actively involved with the upbringing and training of his young daughter. The Lord Edmond provides only two choices for his heir. But Oriel is convinced that her father has absolutely no interest in her. As the de Warre child she is being brought up without the love of a father or the love and emotional guidance of a mother. The three meet and discover they each have a Stone Heart that melts to provide each other with the love and happiness they each need. obooko.