Many readers have already met, and embraced, Gracelin OMalley. In this novel, they will follow her across the ocean to a new world.... Hopeful for a better life for herself and her young daughter, Grace leaves behind her beloved Irish homeland and sails for America.
But even as she tries to find her place in her new home, she cannot outrun the haunting choices of her past. Her infant son, too sick to make the crossing, remains in Ireland, and as the months pass, Grace becomes desperate for news. As she struggles to adapt to Manhattan and the harsh reality of immigrant life, she reunites with a man she once misjudged.
With his help, Grace finds the courage to take a stand against the corruption and injustice around her-but her brave actions threaten the very people she swore to protect.