Novel, Romance, Historical Fiction, Christian fiction, Fiction
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) -- Fiction; Mormon pioneers -- Fiction; Single women -- Fiction; Widowers -- Fiction; California -- Fiction;
Forced to endure grueling labor in a cotton mill far from her remaining family, Susanna Thayer and her best friend, Jane, become involved with the Mormon Church and are thus dismissed from employment. Using their meager savings for travel to New York, they join a company of Saints bound for California. Yet Susanna's efforts to build a new life are marked by continued misfortune--and continued encounters with the man who abandoned her in the past. Now a wealthy widower, he offers Susanna safe haven for the future, but can she forgive him?