Eighteen years after his daughter's birth, Count Dmitri Remizov returns to Russia from exile to find his only child. But Mariana, who was raised as a peasant, is hesitant to take her place in Imperial Russia. Meanwhile, Sergei and Anna must decide whether to risk emerging from hiding. Will they find a way to reunite their families and claim their heritage?
MICHAEL PHILLIPS is a bestselling author with more than seventy of his own titles. In addition to his own work, Phillips has helped reawaken interest in Victorian novelist George MacDonald over the past thirty years. Michael and his wife alternate their time between Scotland and their home in California. JUDITH PELLA is a bestselling, award-winning author whose in-depth research combines with her skillful storytelling to provide readers with dramatic, thought-provoking novels. She and her husband make their home in Oregon.