Jane is a tough, pioneering woman, who’s lived a long life. She remembers Melbourne from the 1830s and lived throughout the gold-rush era and into the twentieth century. She has a story to tell, but is determined to keep her background secret from her family. Her nurse, Mary, has a secret from the Great War. Will they help each other come to terms with what they have each hidden in the past? Based on a true story, this novel is a broad sweep over the early years in Victoria, Australia.