The lives of four sensuous, bold and remarkable women intersect in the year 70AD, in the desperate days of the siege of Masada,
when supplies are dwindling and the Romans are drawing near. All are dovekeepers, and all are keepers of secrets - about who
they are, where they come from, who fathered them, and whom they love. There is Yael, the assassin's daughter whose heartbreak
leads to her true path in the ruins of the desert; Revka, the baker's wife who loses her dearest treasure on earth and yet
finds the strength to protect her family; Aziza, the warrior's beloved who leads a secret life not even those closest to her
could imagine; and Marit, beautiful witch of Moab, a woman as loyal as she is dangerous.