Magdalena, the daughter of a Moor and a Welsh woman, has grown up protected by her maternal grandparents after her mother dies. The story chronicles her journey after a jealous aunt sells her into a brothel. It is a time where women are not yet seen as equals and thus as she journeys, she tries to live to survive the best she can.
We follow Magdalena from her home to a brothel where tragedy strikes. From this place she is catapulted onto a rocky road of true love, despair, faith and hope to an understanding and acceptance of life as it has meaning for her.
Along the way she discovers a new strength within her, she is able to tenaciously hold on to all that is true within herself and in so doing discovers her destiny, a surprising one as she is determined to live according to her highest beliefs.
A story of the resilience of the human spirit and the true meaning of love.