In post-Civil War New York City, sixteen-year-old Aislynn Denehy cannot find a job, she has no place to live and no family to help her. Some might think this is a problem; Aislynn believes it s an opportunity, but she has a lot to learn. No formulaic romance, this love story depicts life as it truly was for the thousands of women who went west reaching for a new life. Aislynn s journey begins in a New York City tenement and leads her across the frontier to a Utah mining camp where she must cope with the conflicting intentions of three very different men. Life in the roughshod camp brings small joys and devastating losses. This novel races through authentic experiences involving historical events until it erupts in an unexpected ending. In today s troubled world, Far Away Home will make you believe no matter how many challenges fate sends your way, the human spirit can triumph. Reviews: FAR AWAY HOME is an engaging, memorable love story. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Amy Goodman, award winning syndicated journalist, columnist and author "An engrossing story set against the back drop of early America. A page turner of adventure, romance and strong characters who stand up for themselves and their friends despite the costs." Geoff Woodland, author of Ice King, an antislavery novel