Ostracized at the age of nine, the daughter of a drunkard and thief, Onnleigh has lived a lonely existence. With no friends and no hope of ever having a family of her own, she has resigned herself to a bleak future. Until one day when one of the clansmen starts to visit. She learns too late that he is neither a man of honor nor integrity nor one who should be trusted.
Connor doesn’t put any faith in wishing wells, fairies or ghosts. But to appease his grandminny, he makes a very special wish: for a loving wife, children, and peace for his clan.
When Onnleigh overhears Connor’s wish she makes the most difficult decision of her life. As poor as a church mouse and uneducated, she can’t give him peace. But there is one thing she can give him.
Will Connor be able to bring peace to his people? Will he ever find someone to love again?
Will Onnleighever find peace in this world or a place to call home?