Set during the persecution of the Huguenots in 17th century France, a young Huguenot stonemason by the name of Isaac DuBose, is hired to build a chapel on the elegant estate of the wealthy Marquis Albert DuPont, also a Huguenot. Isaac falls in love with the marquis only daughter, Suzanne, who returns his love. Their relationship, though stormy at times, builds amid the trials of life and cruel waves of religious persecution. As persecutions increase, attending Protestant churches is prohibited and even building a Huguenot chapel becomes a criminal offense. Suzanne s father, the marquis, who is besieged by King Louis XIV and Romanist zealots, narrowly escapes arrest. With the DuPont Chateau infiltrated by spies and the family doggedly pursued by the King s dreaded dragoons, Isaac and Suzanne hurriedly marry and escape by ship with her father and other Huguenots to Charleston, South Carolina where new adventures await them all.