The lovely and spirited Mara Haviland, heiress to a large English estate, finds her world overturned when she is betrayed by a powerful man, and she must journey -- first across Cromwell's war-torn 1640s Britain, then to the dangers of the New World -- in her quest to restore her rightful life and regain the man she loves.
" . . . A lively, thoughtful, and enduring heroine . . . "