Past and present interweave in this sequel to "The Bark Cutters"--an Australian saga rich with love of the landIt's the early 1900s and Hamish Gordon has a massive rural holding, Wangallon, built on stock theft. Embarking on a ruthless plan to buy out his neighbors, Hamish's actions test the loyalties of his family and will have serious repercussions for generations to come. In the late 1980s, Sarah Gordon now runs Wangallon with her fiance, Anthony. Their relationship begins to deteriorate when a power struggle develops between them and escalates with the arrival of Sarah's Scottish half-brother, Jim Macken, who is intent on receiving his inheritance. Unable to buy Jim out and with the possibility of losing part of Wangallon, Sarah finds herself fighting the law, her half-brother, and Anthony. Will she jeopardize her own happiness to keep the Gordon legacy alive?