Raine Thomas has been relieved of her position as headmistress of the London mission school. Going back home to live with Papa is out of the question, but what else can she do? Before she can decide, dashing shipping owner Ben Thackeray bursts into her life with a link to her past. Raine has not seen Paul Oliver in seven years, but when Ben presents her with a locket containing an encoded message from Paul, her hopes soar. Could Paul still be alive? Compelled by her long-held dreams and faithful love, Raine boards Bens ship to America on the trail of many unanswered questions. Smitten immediately by Raines charms, Ben offers to escort her to Boston where the search for Paul will begin. Will they find Paul in time to thwart the plans of his enemies? Will Ben be able to deny the longing of his heart out of loyalty to his long-time friend, Paul?