Caitlin Benoit focused her career on uncovering the past, in all of its glory and ugliness, to set the record straight. Now history wants to teach her a lesson.
A new, intriguing dig site quickens her blood when an initial exploration leads to the discovery of a mysterious river rock etched with peculiar patterns. Breaking all the rules to examine the stone closer, she brushes away the dirt. Oxygen is pulled from her lungs and time dissolves to abandon Caitlin in pre-Civil War Charleston. Now, she struggles to understand how she traveled to 1859 even as she learns the terrifying risk she poses to those who dare to help her.