A vel from the acclaimed author of the A. J. Raffles series Meeting failure in his search for wealth in the 1851 Australian gold rush, a dispirited Mr. Cole takes the next available ship back to England. While on board, he falls in love with Eva Denison, a beautiful and accomplished young woman traveling with her exotic Portuguese step-father. After a disaster at sea, Cole returns to anymity in London or so he thinks. Events lead to the discovery of a horrible conspiracy and then to an adventure that may cost Cole his greatest love. This vel is part of Brilliance Audio's extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless masterpieces that you and your family are sure to love.