After her husband’s death, Countess Fitzsimmons returns to Ireland with her son. There she meets Mick O’Hurlihey, the estate overseer, and falls in love. However, being the countess keeps her from him. Mick, smitten with Ciara, realizes that he can never her. Then danger stalks Ciara and her son and Mick risks his own life to keep theirs safe. More
Countess Ciara MacCormack Fitzsimmons returns home accompanied by her six-year-old son to her native Ireland and the earl’s estate. With her husband gone, she no longer has a reason to stay where she is hated for being Irish.
Her deceased husband’s estate is run by Mick O’Hurlihey, the most gorgeous man she has ever seen. However, to protect her son’s inheritance, she may only love him from afar because there are those who would take what belongs to her son. Using farm business as an excuse, she spends as much time as possible with Mick discussing what needs to be done.
Then famine hits and she has a village to care for as well as her son. Because of the famine, there are those who come to take from her all that she has. Alone, she reaches out to Mick to save those she grew up with in the village and her son’s inheritance.
Can Ciara and Mick save those around them and themselves from those who would harm them? Can they find a place where they can share their love or will it always be a forbidden love?