Just before her father's funeral, Kate Farnley discovers a terrible secret. A horrible injustice has been committed, and it is up to her to make it right. If things remain as they are, her father's estate will go to her scheming cousin, Percy, who plans on forcing her to marry him. An innocent man will spend his life as a prisoner in Australia. And the intriguing stranger, Adam Stevens, will disappear from her world forever. Will Kate and Adam be defeated by Percy's evil schemes? Or will they be able to join forces and find their hope in the Great Southland?