Seven years ago, Celeste Kennedy had believed in her fiance. Instead, he had been cruel, and Celeste had refused to marry him--even if it meant disobeying his father. Thrown out of her home, she finds herself penniless. Now, after years of struggle, an unexpected inheritance has left Celeste with a house, a fortune, a gold mine, the promise of a new beginning--and the dark secret of Fox MacPhearson. Ads in "Romantic Times".