When a disastrous decision by the trainmaster forces Jesselynn Highwood
and her companions to separate from the wagon train, she races back to
Fort Laramie to find a guide to take them to Oregon. But the guide has a
far different plan, and following her heart, Jesselynn agrees to join
him, her ragtag band in tow.

Back east, Louisa Highwood and her
brother Zachary are captured by Union soldiers for smuggling medical
supplies into Richmond. Can Louisa find a way to obtain her brother’s
freedom before it’s too late?

the war’s end bring the Highwood family together again?