A vel for young adults by the author of Invitation to Valhalla and Blood of the Reich. During the Roaring Twenties in America, a teenage girl from England keeps a diary of her life in a new country. Suda Mae Jackson is a proper girl from Hucknall and life in a new land is often humorous, occasionally somber, but never boring. Suda meets a young man, Tommy O'Donnell, and enjoys a rmal teenage life. But trouble brews. One day Suda finds herself in a conflict with the powerful leader of the local Ku Klux Klan. The conflict swells until Tommy, while trying to protect Suda, suddenly disappears. Fast forward to 2002. Joe Rocker, captain of his high school football team, is popular with classmates and teachers. His future is bright and Joe is content with life. But his life is about to change. One day, while working with his father on an old house, Joe stumbles upon a hidden diary. It is the diary of a young English girl and her story captivates Joe. Some mysterious missing pages leave Joe with a mystery he must solve.