Orphaned at the tender age of seven, Jamie MacLeod comes to live with her grandfather on the wild but beautiful mountain of Donachie. There she begins to wonder what life can offer a mere Scottish shepherd lass. She longs to fulfill her father's dying dream that somehow she rise from her humble beginningsthe poverty and restrictions of her upbringingto become a lady of distinction, to be someone in the world.
Jamie's quest for nobility leads from the land of her beginnings to the city of dreams and beyond. And while the lure of adventure and romance tug at her affections, the values she learned from the simple faith of her grandfather resurface to guard her. But will she ultimately discover who she really is?
About the Author
MICHAEL PHILLIPS is a bestselling author with more than seventy of his own titles. In addition to his own work, Phillips has helped reawaken interest in Victorian novelist George MacDonald over the past thirty years. Michael and his wife alternate their time between Scotland and their home in California.
JUDITH PELLA is a bestselling, award-winning author whose in-depth research combines with her skillful storytelling to provide readers with dramatic, thought-provoking novels. She and her husband make their home in Oregon.