Most people are familiar with John Wilkes Booth and his contribution to American history but not many know about his niece, Edwina Booth. Thanks to her uncle, she feels smothered by critical stares yet she must also endure admiration from her father, Edwin Booth’s admirers. He is an internationally known actor. She wants desperately to carve out a life of her own and she always assumed she’d marry an artist like her father. But when her fiancé suffers a nervous breakdown, Edwina must make some tough choices. How can Edwina avoid the horrible consequences her uncle, her stepmother and even her aunt have made? Should she listen to her heart? How will her father cope if she makes the wrong choice?