In 1826, Ann Miller travels to Pittsburgh with her widowed father and two young sisters, only to find that a mysterious man has pursued them all the way from Ohio. Is Ann's father hiding something that may endanger them all? Will Hanby indentures with a Pittsburgh saddle maker, only to suffer years of abuse. Ann Miller's compassion lights a long-dark part of his soul. Will his murderous master and her questions keep them both in the shadows forever?