During one monumental month in 1848, gold is discovered in California,
the United States wins its first foreign war, rebellion erupts
throughout Europe, and an eager English gentleman named Benjamin Knowles
plunges into love with the strong-minded New York actress and part-time
prostitute Polly Lucking. He also meets her brother Duff, a dangerously
damaged veteran of the Mexican War, and befriends the unforgettable
Timothy Skaggs—journalist, daguerrotypist, mischief maker, stargazer.
they set out on a wild, extraordinary transcontinental race west, lured
by the prospect of easy wealth and new beginnings, they are unaware
that a stranger bent on revenge shadows their every move. Download and start listening now!