Can a 21st-century independent woman find her true destiny in 13th-century Scotland?
At his father's bidding, Cade MacKenzie begs a favor from Laird Macrae: Lady MacKenzie desperately needs the renowned Macrae midwife. Laird Macrae has no intention of sending his clan's best; instead he passes off Elsie, a young woman with little experience, as the midwife they seek.
But fate - in the form of a mysterious older woman and an extraordinary pocket watch - steps in.
Elizabeth Quinn, a disillusioned obstetrician, is transported to the 13th century. She switched souls with Elsie as the old woman said she would, but other things don't go quite as expected. Perhaps most unexpected is falling in love with Cade MacKenzie.