Jewel Bishop grew up in the Outback, and she feels defined by it. Then she makes a devastating discovery -- she's not who she thought she was. There are secrets in her past, and they affect her present life.
Keefe Connellan becomes part of Jewel's life because he suspects that Travis Copeland, his much older business partner, is Jewel's real father. He suspects, too, that Jewel knows this and he wonders what she's looking for, what she wants. Money? Vengeance? Perhaps even justice for the father who was betrayed?
Is Jewel Bishop deceiver or deceived? Whatever the truth, Keefe recognizes in her a strength and passion to match his own.... (Blurb)