A moving tale spanning two continents, from this well-loved author. Hull, 1874. The beautiful, mysterious Jewel Newmarch, adopted as a baby, turns heads wherever she goes—her exotic looks point to her origins far away from the streets of Hull. Even at her cousin Elizabeth’s wedding, she is the belle of the ball. But as she looks on at the happy, newly-married couple she feels a restlessness and intense longing to know her own roots. And so she decides to return to her birthplace in America, taking the bride’s twin sister Clara as her companion. In discovering the mysteries of Jewel’s past the girls realize that this is a life-changing voyage of discovery for both of them, as they learn important lessons about family, friendship, home, and most importantly, love.
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