While her sister fights to hold on to the family legacy, Louisa Highwood works tirelessly to save the lives of wounded soldiers. Putting her own safety on the line, she covertly ventures behind enemy lines to procure desperately needed supplies for the army hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Meanwhile, Jesselynn Highwood and her ragtag band of freed slaves and Thoroughbred horses seek refuge along the Oregon Trail, unable to imagine what awaits them.
Lauraine Snelling is the award-winning author of over fifty books, including Blessing in Disguise and Believing the Dream. She won a Silver Angel Award and a Romance Writers of America Golden Heart. She also writes for a wide range of magazines. Lauraine lives in California. Meredith Mitchell is an actress who has performed in film, in television, and on stage. Her film work includes Mona Lisa Smile and The Reunion. She has recorded numerous audiobooks, and she earned her MFA in acting from Brandeis University.