Mallory Cash is not your typical jewel thief. But she's not the only one in Australia's opal kingdom, Coober Pedy. Three others want the prized Virgin Rainbow opal. Stealing the opal was easy, but the escape? The ensuant chase across the dry, hot desert to a chilly Canada and finally coming to rest in the tropical Whitsunday region will raise your temperature and cool it in an instant. Who will end up with the prized opal? Mallory has the chance to redeem herself and end the Hunt for the Virgin Rainbow. Or will greed overtake her and put her behind bars for a very long time?