Molly finds herself an orphan and caring for a three-month-old brother and she’s only fifteen. Relying on her faith, she makes a decision that she will travel to America to save her little brother from all the harshness of the Great Famine in Ireland.Finn is tired of working on the docks of Skibbereen. He wants to own a shipping business. He is anxious to go to America with his best friend, Jack, and make his fortune. At twenty-two he’s ready to let go of those apron strings that keep him tied to the homeland.Molly and Finn meet and destiny bring the wants and desires of both into alignment. They leave on the same ship, Finn watching over Molly. Their friendship grows as hardships, heartache and danger fuels their growing closeness, but will they remain close when disaster threatens to tear them apart? Will faith and perseverance prevail?