Newly engaged to Geoff, schoolteacher Thea Partington couldn't be happier. She has her career, her adored show ponies and enjoys a close-knit family life at their farm on the Wirral.But all this is about the change when Irish vet Dominic joins the local practice and Thea is attracted to himA ramshackled property on Partington land stands empty -- an ideal home for the engaged pair. Renovations begin ... and Thea is thrust into a series of waking dream of the history of the house, revealing uncanny parallels, stormy relationships and fearful consequences.Dominic is a man with a past. He loves Thea but believes he is fated. But are the fates on their side?