1777 - Kentucke, Indian Territory
Lael Click despises and also likes the mystery surrounding her father, Ezekial, his ties to the Shawnee Indians. She is growing up in the settlement her father founded. Her strength and weaknesses are shaped not by the people around her, but from the rugged Kentucky landscape, she believes if she would ever have to leave this place, she would wither and die.
When the Fort receives a new doctor Lael's world is shaken off its foundation and she starts questioning herself and God. Can she find happiness with a stranger or will the land she loves claim her for itself.
Wow! What an outstanding book, the characters are written with such feeling, they will seem real to the reader. The description of early Kentucky is vivid in the reader's mind. Laura Frantz has written a refreshing love story, its not your run of the mill boy meets girl, boy loses girl romance. There is mystery, twists, secrets. Don't miss this incredible read.