FAR HORIZONS: On the eve of his departure for the New World, Allan MacDougall asks his beloved Harriet to wait for his return, when he will be established and able to marry her. Through years of hardship, heartache, tragedy, and betrayal, Allan and Harriet cling to the love that first brought them together—yet it is the treacherous doubts of their own hearts that could prove to be their undoing, and drive them farther apart than ever.
ANOTHER COUNTRY: Orphaned, widowed, and in desperate need of a change, Eleanor Campbell sets off for Boston in 1832 to join her estranged brother Ian—and attempt to find some small happiness for herself. On the same ship is spoiled Caroline Reid, who has her own airy dreams of being launched into society and snagging a rich and handsome husband. Thrown together onboard ship, the two women’s lives soon intertwine in surprising and even dangerous ways.
A DISTANT SHORE: The MacDougall, Moore, and Campbell families are facing both heartache and adventure. Henry Moore must face the dangerous China seas in a mission to restore his family’s fortune, and Ian’s insistence on pursuing his medical research brings strain to his marriage to Caroline. Meanwhile young Maggie MacDougall embarks on a romantic adventure in Boston, and Isobel Moore must confront her deepest fears in order to discover her own fragile happiness, on a distant shore.