Serafina’s painful memories of betrayal in Venice soften with her growing fondness for John Falconer, who has joined her father in a new commercial venture. His work thrusts him into America’s first gold rush–in the Carolina mountains! When Falconer fails to return from a trip as planned, rumors begin to swirl that his past has caught up to him–or worse. Serafina seeks hope from yet another tale: a “night angel,” who pays a slave’s ransom in freshly-minted gold!
With her father’s help, Serafina sets out to determine Falconer’s fate. But her own destiny hangs in the balance…
Author: T. Davis Bunn & Isabella Bunn
Book #4 in the Heirs of Acadia Series (This book works well as a stand-alone novel, even without having read the first three.)