As America rises to become a great nation, one woman unravels the mystery that is her past, and rediscovers a love that could change her life forever.
Elizabeth Rolfson had been kidnapped and carried across the seas, yet for as long as she could remember, she knew that her destiny lay in America. She arrived in Chicago in 1885, the stunning heiress to a vast empire.
As men of daring pressed westward towards America, Elizabeth was swept into the savage struggle. Driven to learn the secret of her past, to find the one man who could still the restless yearnings of her heart, she would stand alone against the mighty to claim her proud birthright and grasp a dream of undying love.