Five million words, many written in a demanding code, Ann knew that it was time to lock them away. The old house held many secrets, but her’s would damage the family most. The exciting life that Jack lived was known to few, and in this part of the world her sexual activity was scandal in the extreme. Ann or as her true friends called her Jack, wrapped her diaries then placed them behind the oak panelling. It was time to cross oceans, to experience freedom, to fly free. Unfortunately it was no longer possible at Shibden Hall.