Tall and headstrong, Eliza expected to remain an "unclaimed treasure." Devastated in the wake of the Civil War, she leaves her home in Texas and sets out for New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo mountains in search of peace and new purpose but discovers a wild western frontier where former enemies--Yankees and Rebels, Freedmen and Indians--square off in the quest for land and gold.
Eliza must confront her prejudices and fears, and Jacob Craig embodies that conflict. The mountain man wins her trust with his gentle strength, but he harbors a secret. As a Union sharp-shooter, he met her fiance on the field of battle and cost him his life. Can she forgive him? To find peace and the future she yearns for, Eliza must first find in God a faith more precious than gold.
A real ghost town comes to life in this award-winning story of love, forgiveness, and the sovereignty of God.
Christian historical fiction readers will love the way this story combines the adventure of classic historical western fiction with a dash of romance.