With her widowed mother buried in a pauper's grave and her two younger siblings shipped off to live with their aunt in Denmark, Sorina Larsen feels as if she has been abandoned by God. Determined to bring the children back, Sorina joins her friend Grace Baum to take a job as a waitress for the Harvey company. But even before Sorina sets foot in Topeka, Kansas, she meets the mysterious Peter Jones. Can she allow herself to be beguiled by the devilish charm and carefree spririt of this handsome young trainman?Is Peter best avoided? Or will he play a part in helping Sorina find her lost faith and a home for her rebellious heart?
January 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition