Written by Laura Frantz
Narrated by Aimee Lilly
11 hours, 50 minutes
After fleeing Virginia, Temperance Tucker and her family established an inn along the Shawnee River. It's a welcome way station for settlers and frontiersmen traveling through the wild Cumberland region of Kentucke--men like Sion Morgan, a Virginia surveyor who arrives at the inn with his crew looking for an experienced guide. When his guide appears, Sion balks. He certainly didn't expect a woman. But it is not long before he must admit that Tempe's skill in the wilderness rivals his own. Still, the tenuous tie they are forming is put to the test as they encounter danger after danger and must rely on each other.
With her signature sweeping style and ability to bring the distant past to vivid life, Laura Frantz beckons readers to join her in a land of Indian ambushes, conflicting loyalties, and a tentative love that meanders like a cool mountain stream.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Award-winning, bestselling author Laura Frantz is passionate about all things historical, particularly the 18th-century, and writes her manuscripts in longhand first. Her stories often incorporate Scottish themes that reflect her family heritage. She is a direct descendant of George Hume, Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland, who was exiled to the American colonies for his role in the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715, settled in Virginia, and is credited with teaching George Washington surveying in the years 1748-1750. Frantz lives and writes in a log cabin in the heart of Kentucky.
ABOUT THE NARRATOR
Aimee Lilly has been a voice actor for over 25 years, with experience ranging from radio drama and video VO to nearly 200 audiobooks in a wide variety of genres. She’s one of five readers for the new Immerse: The Bible Experience recording of the New Living Translation.Aimee received an Earphones Award for Kelly Eileen Hake’s Trails & Targets, and an Audie Award nomination for Gracia Burnham’s In the Presence of My Enemies.