Zane and Larissa Edwards, rearing their children Mac and Rose on the
family farm, foresee the future spinning out as contentedly as their
past. Civil War erupts, shattering their lives and dreams.
the Sixth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry and is sent to Fort Laramie in
Nebraska Territory. His friend Ethan Michaels, a widower with a young
daughter, Charity, having promised Zane he will help Larissa with the
work, moves to the farm as a hired hand.
Ten-year-old Mac begins studying medicine under the town's crusty doctor.
Zane survive the horrors of war? How will Ethan reconcile his growing
love for Larissa, the wife of his best friend, both of whom trust him
implicitly? Will Mac return Charity's childish love that becomes deeper
and more mature with the passage of time? Will Mac's dreams of becoming a
doctor turn to ashes when the war threatens to destroy all he holds
About the author:
Louise Lenahan Wallace was born in the Sacramento Valley. She lived in Ohio, the
for Length of Days, Day Unto Day, and Children of the Day before moving
to Washington State. She has won numerous awards for her writing. Visit
her at www.louiselenahanwallace.com