A tale of love, heartbreak and romance - When she sets sail aboard the Maid of Morne, Regan Gardner believes that her wildest dreams are about to come true. Soon she will join her fianc, Robert, in Australia where fortunes are to be won in the gold rush. But arrogant Australian Zach Casey is determined to possess her, and lures her unsuspecting father into the gamblers hall and, at the throw of the dice, wins Regan, body and soul . . .