The epic saga of the McAlister family continues in this compelling sequel to No Ocean Too Wide. Enter a story of a family long divided, a mysterious trunk, and a desperate journey across the ocean, all in the name of love.
In 1909, Grace McAlister set sail for Canada along with thousands of British Home Children taken from their families and their homeland. While she is fortunate enough to be adopted by wealthy parents, the secrets of her past remain hidden for ten years, until someone from her long-buried childhood comes to the doorstep. With this new connection to her birth family, will she be courageous enough to leave her sheltered life in Toronto and reveal the truth?
Garth McAlister left Canada to serve in World War I, after enduring hardship as an indentured British Home Child. Emma Lafferty, his sweetheart, promised to wait for his return, but after three long years apart, her letters suddenly stopped. Garth comes home from the war to receive unexpected news. He's determined to return to Canada again, on a daunting mission to find the two women he refuses to abandon, his long-lost sister and his mysteriously missing sweetheart.