“Sir, we have been taught to take care of these children as though they were our own, to think and behave as if we were part of every family for whom we work but also to keep our distance, something that I fear you do not know how or do not want to do.”
One cold morning in 1962, Elsa Redfield arrives at the mansion of the Duchess of Peñalara to work as a nanny to the aristocrat’s grandchildren. Underneath her austere, competent and serene appearance,
Elsa hides a temperamental and sensitive soul.
In spite of herself, the young woman will have to get involved in the family affairs of the Peñalara family, which conceals terrible wounds behind its dazzling facade. And against her wishes, she will find herself moved by an unexpected passion...