London, 1501. Henry VII's heir is dead...Elizabeth, his queen, fears foul play, but who can she trust with her suspicions that their son has been murdered? In her darkest hour she turns to Varina Wescott, a lowly candle maker and widow. Despite the difference in their stations they share a bond. Both women know the sorrow of losing a child. Varina is tasked with discovering all she can about the Prince's death. Aided by the handsome and ambitious Nicholas Sutton, Varina's mission will be a difficult one, as both Henry and Elizabeth have enemies determined to bring down the Tudor dynasty...