The much awaited sequel to A Life Of Consequence, Beryl Robinson’s historical romance novel of love and hardship in the 1860s.
For Hannah Phelan, life is hard in Australia. Each time she thinks she has turned a corner, and managed to hold her family together, something stops her. Now a widow with two small children, it seems someone knows about her life before, in England, a secret she has to keep at all costs. One thing Hannah doesn’t lack is spirit. She will do whatever it takes to keep safe all she holds dear. But can a woman make her way in a man’s world in the late 1800s, or does she have to agree to marry a man she hates to keep her secret?