Willie Van Wyk couldn't believe what was happening to her. Her loving father, Koos, had been her best friend, and w - just because she showed signs of being a woman - he'd rejected her and got rid of her beloved horse, Black Tail. Willie's descent into paraia and instability is a heart-wrenching story. Life-changing events and release from hospital are followed by the repeat of an earlier traumatic episode involving the South African police and an accidental death. Enter Cathy: attractive, quietly ambitious, yet very caring. She enlists the help of her boyfriend, Peter, in enabling Willie to regain control of her life and claim her inheritance - her 'Garden of Eden'. And Cathy also has help from the greatest source of all. Here we find an uplifting Christian message in this starkly beautiful vel set against the changing emotional landscape of South Africa.