Romance and revulsion, distance and determination frame a story that spans the continent in the late 1800s. McClain Reardon had saved ten-year-old Rya's life when the fugitive John Wilkes Booth held her at gunpoint in Virginia. Reuniting with McClain years later on the wagon trail to California, lovely Rya falls in love with her lifelong hero, and they plan to get married. But there is one dark shadow on this bright future: a sore old suitor's merciless harassment. Even though the Reardons have found true love, separation seems unavoidable. Trusting God is crucial when there is so little time...
About the Author
Al Lacy has written more than one hundred historical and western novels, including those in the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He and his wife, JoAnna, are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, Shadow of Liberty, Orphan Trains, Frontier Doctor, and Dreams of Gold series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.