From the sea-swept shores of Cornwall to the rugged outback of Australia, Romany Jake’s daughter searches for the great love she left behind On a fateful midsummer’s eve, Annora Cadorson witnesses a horrifying event that shatters her innocence. Expected to marry Rolf Hanson, the hero of her girlhood dreams, Annora instead flees to London, far from her family, her home in Cornwall, and her unsettling memories. In a city teeming with intrigue as Queen Victoria ascends the throne, Annora meets a man who will play a crucial role in her life. But fate intervenes once more. Amid a heated battle in Parliament, scandal erupts. Annora flees again, this time to the primitive outback of Australia, where she confronts a secret from her father’s violent past. Unexpected tragedy will send Annora back to where it all began, as she comes face to face with the man she never stopped loving . . . a man who may be lost to her forever.