Mary grace is a small child who has been looking after her cantankerous Father since her mother died. When her father also goes to meet his maker, Mary Grace is pushed from one home to another, feeling lost and unwanted until she inherits a house. She then asks the stable boy to marry her. He is not happy to live in a smart home. So Mary grace gives him money to go and explore America with its Allure of the gold rush, and the wonderful open spaces. That is not the end of her problems she very soon finds that it is just the beginning.