In 1899, eighteen year old Lucie Kolska arrives in America to live the American dream. She meets Irish immigrant Jamie Kelly and an instant attraction is formed. Achieving the American dream is not as easy as either of them thought it would be, but with their friends and family beside of them, they will not give up. While a fictional tale, this book paints a vivid picture of what life would have been like as a young immigrant to America and makes the reader appreciate life here in America today. The love story is sweet and genuine.