Tora Anders was determined to live “the good life,” no matter the price. Tora weaves a web of lies that could cost her everything she cares for, including a successful future and the man she loves, but could lead her to what her soul most desperately needs.
Elsa Ramstad has a loving husband, a family she adores, and a fulfilling life at sea. She has everything her heart desires, until tragedy strikes. Now drawing upon her faith and all the strength she can muster, Elsa must once again discover the woman she is and the path that she must follow.
Karl Martensen has, for years, grappled with his feelings for Elsa and the mistakes he has made. He is caught in a life of loneliness and emptiness. But now can he finally accept the reality of what he once lost and open himself up to the possibility of what could be?
Kaatje Janssen struggled for four years, since her husband’s disappearance, to raise her two young daughters and tend the farm. But when help comes from the most unlikely source, Kaatje faces both uncertainty about the future, and a deep secret from her past.
From the richly forested banks of the Washington Territory, to the burgeoning city of Yokohama, and across the turbulent, danger filled waves of the open sea--This is an epic saga of perseverance, passion, faith, and fidelity.