"Don't forget to write at once." Young and alone, Rose Galbraith is about to embark on a long voyage from New York to Scotland when she encounters Gordon McCarroll, a former classmate. His generous bon voyage gift gives her connection to her homeland and the courage to go into the unknown. Once on land again, Rose is whisked away to the formidable Warloch Castle. Unimpressed by the wealth of her mother's family, the girl of meager means can't help but feel like her relatives only want to use her for their own gain. When can she get away to seek out her father's side of the family? Will letters from across the ocean renew her faith and give her hope for each new day?