Evelyn Thomas, the spoiled, willful daughter of a Philadelphia aristocrat . . . Christopher Drummond, the penniless, orphaned son of a drunken derelict . . .
Despite their differences, they are determined to find love and happiness on the edge of the wilderness. But General Washington's troops are being pushed back by British forces. And Christopher must take up his musket to fight for freedom.
During the long months of Christopher's absence, Evie works had to become a seasoned frontier woman. But when she is taken captive by Iroquois braves, she must face the possibility that she will not live to see Christopher again.