Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Coulter land had been in the family for generations, Jessica Coulter, pledged to marry a man she loathed, was bound by the code of the mountains to obey h er father & keep the land thriving.
Then the new minister, Derek Stanton, arrived. He was so handsome, so sensual--and Jessica felt a longing she couldn't deny. Could she risk her honor & hhis repuatation & succumb to a blazing, undeniable passion?
But lies & deceptions thwarted their pledge--until the maelstrom of the Civil War challenged them to face tomorrow together.