A woman condemned for her ancestry and her gift of sight, Mary Hedlen has been sheltered from the brutal reality of being the daughter of a slave. She’s lived her life in the Virginia woods, hiding from a cruel and hate filled master. Haunted by visions of a man, Mary’s torn when she discovers the wounded body of a confederate soldier.
Caine Wells isn’t what he appears. A Confederate officer who’s defected, he’s carrying intelligence to Hooker’s men when he stumbles on Mary. Drawn to the mysterious woman, he is torn by his own conflicting emotions.
Together, they’ll risk everything for freedom in a land torn apart by war, by hatred, and fear.