There is so much to admire in each of the characters. Emma Barrington is at the forefront of empowering women in the 1950's. She is intelligent, resourceful and courageous. She goes on a quest to find the baby that was found when her father died. She and Harry Clifton adopt little Jessica and raise her as their own along with their son, Sebastian. She enrolls at a university in the United States through an overseas program and graduates summa cum laude. She eventually becomes the board member of the Barrington Shipping Company. She even struggles with her brother in court over the will of their mother,Lady Elizabeth Barrington.
Emma Barrington is a formidable woman in this story and I can't wait to see what part she plays in the coming books.