By trusting her instincts, Louise Therese Chartier has managed to survive the rugged wilderness that was her home. But when her husband is killed, she is forced into the care of Sergeant Daniel Morgan. Louise - against her will - becomes a part of a quest to chart the far reaches of the Unites States, thereby not only altering her destiny, but that of a country.
Her desire and longing for Sergeant Daniel Morgan takes her by surprise, since he`s bound to his honor and another woman. But Daniel needs her help, her secret past can unlock so many doors for the United States, but at the same time, he`s forced to fight the fierce need he feels for the exotic beauty he can never have.
Merline Lovelace has woven another stellar tale of love, honor and the quest for justice in the beautiful historical United States. Intricately weaving real historical figures with more than memorable fictional characters, Ms. Lovelace once again demonstrates her talent for masterful story telling.