Katie Carey's life is disrupted by a request from her dying father, forcing her to recall the enigmatic grandfather she never knew. A skulking stranger, hints of the Irish struggles for independence and a recurring dream are preludes to accusations and murder, catapulting Katie on a quest to her Irish roots. She soon learns her traveling companion harbors disturbing hositilities. Shocking truth unravels, revealing passions fueled in hatred and rekindled in the present ongoing strife, bringing with it, repercussions landing squarely on Katie's shoulders. In her second novel, L. Jaye Hill recaptures the unique character of steel town, Shankton, Pennsylvania, first introduced in the historical novel, Steel Clouds.