Isabella's plan to rescue her mother from the asylum is almost complete, when she suddenly wakes up with no memory of her past and no idea why she is on a ship to America. It is the year 1885. Two years later, Isabella is drawn to Brookhaven, a remote estate in North Carolina. Overwhelmed by familiarity she peers into a window and is dicovered by the proprietor, Edward Withers. When Edward sees Isabella, he is forced to confront the past he buried long ago. Isabella's eerie recollections of Brookhaven convince her she's been there before, but Edward assures her she is mistaken. Torn between fear and instinct, she chooses to trust him, until she discovers what is hidden on the second floor. When Isabella's memory returns, hope begins to outweigh the deceptive past. Frantic to save her mother before it is too late, Isabella must place her fate in Edward's hands. Isabella is about to learn the most signifcant secret of her past ...it is only A Matter of Time.