Paris, 1663. King Louis XIV sanctions a program to send destitute women to Quebec to settle his new colony. They are called, “Daughters of the King.” Jeanne Denot is one of them. Of noble birth, she assumes a false identity and boards a ship to Canada, narrowly escaping death at the hands of those closest to her. But when Jeanne encounters a mysterious stranger onboard, the course of her life is altered forever. After braving turbulent seas and hardship in the New World, she decides to risk everything to reclaim what is rightfully hers.