In 1971, Lilly Kennion, sets out on a journey to find her birth father and two sisters, arriving in Jersey, a totally new world from her home in North Carolina. Raised in America with her two brothers by her mom, Clara, and her father, Carl it was an idyllic and happy childhood. Discovering that Carl is not her real father leaves Lilly devastated, however she is soon driven to find her birth father.This book is a sequel to The French Secret a compelling book which takes the reader through the life of Lilly’s mother Clara from 1935 to 1971Although it is Lilly’s mission to find her family she soon discovers much more. The book includes Niamph’s dramatic story. Niamph is Clara’s best friend from Ireland, tells her moving story with the agonising decisions she took and the joyful outcome for them all.