A burnt-out city lawyer buys a deserted house, and falls in love with the ghost of a woman who once lived there.
Alan Steadman abandons his successful law practice when he moves into a neglected but majestic 19th Century country homestead.
On the first night after he's occupied his new home a beautiful and mysterious woman makes intense love to him in his sleep.
As Alan's dreams become more attractive than his waking life, he falls obessively in love for the first time.
Gradually he unveils the tradegy of Charlotte Heatherington's lost love.
To respond to the call of his lover Alan must cross the divide of a century.