The Jade Rubies is the story of two young sisters, Ming Yik and his wife Yook Lan who takes them to Vancouver in 1915. As if being in a foreign country is not bad enough, the girls are subjected to every degrading indignity such as rape, torture, and sexual abuse. They
are pawns in a grownup game but struggle to survive, even though they are prisinors in their Master's house and tormented by their owner's sadistic wife.
Years later when they are finally reunited with their Mother and Aunt they learn the shocking secret about the dangerous man who enslaved them. Despite everything, the girls find love and happiness in their new country.