After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India with her small son, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and veiled women, but Nick has become a cruel stranger. Major Geoff Richards, broken over the loss of his men in the trenches of France, returns to his cavalry post. Amid political unrest, and Russian spies, Geoff an
A daring rescue goes awry, forcing Laine Harkness and her friend Eshana to the tropical south of India, and headlong into their respective pasts. Laine takes a nursing position at a jungle plantation, only to discover her former fiancé is the owner. Amid cyclones and epidemics, Eshana is captured by her traditional uncle and forced into the harsh Hindu customs of mourning.
The British empire draws to an end, partitioning India, and sending millions to the road. Caught up in the riots are Captain Cam Fraser, his sister Miriam, and the beautiful Indian Dassah.
Cam has never been able to put Dassah from his mind, but a British officer cannot marry a poor Indian woman, can he?
Dassah sees the impossibility of a future with Cam, and runs before he can break her heart again
Seattle Debutant Sofi Andersson will do everything in her power to protect her sister who is suffering from shock over their father’s death. Charles, the family busy-body, threatens to lock Trina in a sanatorium—a whitewashed term for an insane asylum. Sofi will rescue her little sister, even if it means running to the Cascade Mountains with only the new gardener Neil Macpherson for protection.
Acclaimed artist, Naomi Boyd, and music therapist, Keith Wilson, used to be in love. But bitterness keeps them apart until a letter from Keith’s recently deceased grandmother, Ruth, draws Naomi to Londonderry. A mysterious painting in Ruth’s attic brings up questions about their entwined families' past. Can the unspoken languages of art and music redkindle the love Naomi and Keith used to share?