Elizabeth Martin has mourned her husband’s death for
three years, but now she feels ready to fulfill the dream they had
shared; to take their two children west. The dream becomes reality when
her middle-aged parents and bachelor brother surprise her with the news
that they want to go as well.
After converting three of their
best wagons to prairie schooners and thoroughly outfitting them, the
little party travels from Kentucky to Kansas City, where they join a
substantial wagon train. Elizabeth soon finds herself being drawn to the
group’s handsome guide, Eli Kincade.
The long journey and
deepening relationships challenge the travelers to their core, and Eli’s
mysterious past leaves Elizabeth with more questions than answers. She
knows there’s no turning back, but she wonders, What have I gotten