When Vanessa Kenyon arrived in New York in 1847, she was orphaned, alone, and utterly destitute. She never would have dreamed of the future that awaited her, filled with everything life had to offer. . . . Vanessa had loved Logan from the moment she saw him. Now she was his wife. Would love be enough to see them through the difficult years when he strove to build his own shipping fleet? Would devotion withstand the discreet infidelities that threatened to destroy even the most solid marriage?