After the Rain-Meggie O’Shaunessey is a thief. An unwitting one, but a thief non the less. When she is attacked by her employer, Meggie catches a mail-coach to London to start a new life. On the way, she meets CountAlexzy Ramanoff and his gypsy grandmother who are fleeing Europe for reasons of their own. Alexzy employs Meggie as a maid and they emigrate to America. Without the constraints of societal expectations will the two of them be free to pursue a relationship, or will a dark secret from the past tear them apart?