She set out to carry the Good News to a brave new world beylund the smoky curtain. The Beloved Woman of the Cherokee Indian nation...Nan-ye-hi... is already legendary for her courage and wisdom when Pricilla Prescott arrives, bringing the message of God's love to the "heathen" tribes. Newly widowed, Pricilla must battle not only the first pain of grief and a strange fascination with the enigmatic Garth Daniels, but also a newborn conflict within. Could these people to whom she has been called have a message for her? And will her own faith in God be found sufficient after it has been fully tested?