The first few chapters were about the relationship between the two main characters. I thought the book might be about their romance. But then the story took a turn and became more of a historical saga. The author was able to aptly convey the hardships of life in the New World. The story spanned almost a decade and gave a glimpse into the lives of the early settlers. The drama between the two characters was a bit difficult at times, but I appreciated the wife's loyalty and devotion.
I enjoyed the glimpses into the friendships that Mary formed in her new home. I would recommend this book to people who enjoy sagas, historical fiction, and stories of unending loyalty.
I received this book free of charge from Book Club Network in exchange for my review.