ratings · Published: Mar 29th, 2014
Love or freedom? That’s the choice Tom West must make. A young gardener on a vast English estate in 1800, he has been taught all his life that “Them as sticks their heads out gets ‘em lopped off.” But when he unwittingly attracts the unwelcome attentions of the master’s daughter, her father's retribution is swift to follow. Tom flees to America to secure his freedom and find land of his own, but his plans are complicated by the high-spirited American girl who helped him escape the gallows. Can he find both love and freedom?