Rachel Van Buren arrives in San Fransico during the gold rush, with her younger sister and brother. Trying to get to her morals she agrees to work for a man who owns a hotel and bar. Her younger sister falls prey to the men who shower her with thier affection and her brother becomes a gambler. She opens a resturaunt that only accepts family people. When a fire spreads througout the city she learns that the women she scorned arent so horrible after all. After she is married she opens up a resturaunt and employs soiled doves to give them a second chance.
This book was full of interesting twists and turns. I enjoyed reading about a woman, in the midst of sin, stand on her beliefs and try to help other people. The book was very good and i know i will read this one several times.