On the morning of her wedding, Pell Ridley creeps out of bed in the dark, kisses her sisters goodbye and flees - determined to escape a future that offers nothing but hard work and sorrow.
The road ahead is rich with longing, silence and secrets, and each encounter leads her closer to the untold story of her past.
And then she meets a hunter - infuriating, mysterious and cold. His fate appears to be strangely entwined with her own. Will he help her to find what she seeks? Or must she continue to wander the earth, searching for love and lost things . . .
'A poetically charged romance, full of thorny emotional dilemmas . . . Compelling.' Marie Claire
'An engaging, impeccably written novel.' Independent on Sunday
'A wildly inventive romantic adventure.' Red