The saga of Markhams continues with the 2nd book of the trilogy. Carol Markham takes control of the Chrysanthemum Empire and manages the affairs of the business. New staff and new traditions change from the old to the modern. Life appears settled and the new family sets up home on an exclusive island home. When everything looks good tragedy befalls the family inheritance and Carol’s brother is involved in subterfuge. The new direction draws in more well-wishers and betrayals. Gripping to the end.