In Germany engulfed by war and hatred, thenbsp;nbsp;beautiful wife of an influential banker fell in lovenbsp;nbsp;with a German author. His Jewish heritage led themnbsp;nbsp;both to death. The husband who survives her lives onnbsp;nbsp;to protect her memory, and their children. And thenbsp;nbsp;ring he passes on to his daughter, Ariana vonnbsp;nbsp;Gotthard, remains a bond of love between them.nbsp;nbsp;Separated from her family, and unable to escape Germany,nbsp;nbsp;Ariana is finally arrested. A young Nazi officernbsp;nbsp;offers her survival and hope for the future.nbsp;nbsp;Tragedy and a sudden twist of fate carries Ariana tonbsp;nbsp;America, to a chilling deception, and a new life ofnbsp;nbsp;unfamiliar terrors. Her past seemingly lostnbsp;nbsp;forever, her future uncertain, the ring she still clingsnbsp;nbsp;to is all she has left of her father and brother.nbsp;nbsp;And in time it will become the bridge from hernbsp;nbsp;past to her future.