Northern England, 1895.
Josie Milburn meets Elliott Dawson, a man who shares her interest in collecting crystals. Defying an age-old superstition, Elliott takes Josie into a lead mine, an action which sets off a sequence of dramatic events, beginning with a miner’s death that same day.
Elliott and Josie face a series of trials involving tragic loss and the unveiling of family secrets, which change their lives and fortunes in ways that they could never have imagined.
Will these traumatic circumstances bind them together or break them apart?