John Beecham, a former soldier in the East India Company, is determined to leave the past behind him and start a new life in Delhi at his grand new residence, Beecham House. But Beecham carries in his arms a secret – a baby of mixed parentage who must be kept in hiding.
With the arrival of his mother Henrietta from London, and the discovery of his younger brother Daniel in a military camp close by, John Beecham has finally fulfilled his dream of having his family reunited. But, the arrival of the mysterious Chandrika throws the household into chaos and jeopardizes breaking the family apart.
A murder puts John Beecham's plans of staying in Delhi in jeopardy. A person close to the household reveals his true colors with dangerous consequences. Margaret, a potential love interest, proves she is trustworthy when at great personal risk she helps John.
Just when John Beecham thinks all is going well, Violet witnesses a scandal and reveals it to someone else. John realizes he has no choice but to reveal the truth about his past, even if it risks the safety of his child.
The truth behind Daniel’s relationship with Chanchal comes to light. Castillon arrests John Beecham for stealing a precious diamond owned by the Emperor. Who betrayed John and who can save him?