It was no place for a woman alone
The year was 1862. New Zealand was an untamed country through which Abigail had been warned not to travel unescorted. But she felt she had no choice.
Her only surviving parent, her beloved father, had set out months before in search of gold. He'd never returned, and Abigail knew that her one chance of being reunited with him lay in seeking him out herself
So she foolishly ignored the threat of cold winter winds, unfriendly Maoris and, most dangerous of all, rough, lawless men who'd been too long deprived of female companionship....