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FROM THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND where beautiful and passionate young Catherine Hamilton fled her father’s wrath and her own uncontrollable desires.

TO THE GREAT CANADIAN PLAINS where Catherine came during a raging epidemic of Spanish flu and took as her lover the town doctor she was aiding at the hospital, a married man old enough to be her father – then defied him by marrying his fiercely ambitious, hard-driving son.

TO A WHOLE WORLD OF JOY AND SADNESS, TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY, WAR AND PEACE in this exciting novel by the bestselling creator of the Stevenson saga.



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Reviews

He is every bit as bad as Dickens
Martin Seymour-Smith
A swooping saga, filled with peaks and troughs, but most memorable in the evocation of immigrant life in Western Canada
Publishers Weekly
Macdonald is adept at handling large and unwieldy casts spanning eras and changing times and manners...great natural and varied backgrounds, well-detailed history, nostalgic local color...engrossing
Chicago Sun Times
A family saga of the first rank
Chattanooga Times