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Her heart longs for peace, but peace won't keep them safe.Brielle Durand is still haunted by the massacre that killed her mother a dozen years before. Vowing to never let it happen again, she's risen to be the key defender for her people's peace-loving French settlement living in hidden caves in the Canadian Rockies. When a foreigner wanders too near to their secret home, she has no choice but to disarm and capture him. But now, what to do with this man who insists he can be trusted?Hoping to escape past regrets, Evan MacManus ventured into the unknown, assigned to discover if the northern mountains contain an explosive mineral that might help America win the War of 1812. Despite being taken prisoner, Evan is determined to complete his mission. But when that assignment becomes at odds with his growing appreciation of the villagers and Brielle, does he follow through on his promise to his government or take a risk on where his heart is leading him? Either choice will cause harm to someone.Brielle and Evan must reconcile the warring in their hearts to have any hope of finding peace for their peoples. Praise for Misty M. Beller"Misty Beller is a new author well worth watching out for."LAURAINE SNELLING, author of The Red River of the North series"I've long been a Misty Beller fan and her books don't disappoint."TRACIE PETERSON, bestselling author"Misty M. Beller brings the nineteenth-century American frontier to vivid life!"LAURA FRANTZ, Christy Award-winning author of The Lacemaker
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Misty M. Beller writes romantic mountain stories set on the 1800s frontier and woven with the truth of God's love. Her Southern roots run deep, and she lives in South Carolina with her husband and children. Visit www.mistymbeller.com to learn more.