From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker comes a moving historical novel about a bold young woman drawn to the looms of Lowell, Massachusetts--and to the one man with whom she has no business falling in love.
In the late 12th century, across the sweeping Mongolian grasslands, brilliant, charismatic Temujin ascends to power, declaring himself the Great, or Genghis, Khan. But it is the women who stand beside him who ensure his triumph.
Liza Gyllenhaal has charmed readers with her “gripping and deeply perceptive” novels. Now she brings us a captivating new story about a woman’s struggle to rebuild her life after scandal destroys her marriage.