Young Marion Cheyne comes from a humble background, but her heart of is full of ambition. Stealing a plate of gold sovereigns from her employer, she sets off for Aberdeen and changes her name to Marianne. Fortune smiles, and a dream she thought impossible is fulfilled when she marries the heir of Castle Lyall. Marianne understands it is a business arrangement, and life as lady of the glen suits her. Through the trials and triumphs of two world wars, Marianne will stop at nothing to guard her hard-won position. But there are many secrets in her past that refuse to stay safely buried. Nothing in the small community of the glen can remain hidden forever.
©2000 Doris Davidson; (P)2000 Soundings