In the voice of an unforgettable heroine, V.A. Shannon explores one of the most harrowing episodes in pioneer history-the ill-fated journey of the Donner Party-in a mesmerizing novel of resilience and survival. Mrs. Jacob Klein has a husband, children, and a warm and comfortable home in California. No one-not even her family-knows how she came to be out West thirteen years ago. Jacob, a kind and patient man, has promised not to ask. But if she were...