Benjamin McCabe is part simple country boy and part educated philanthropist. He’s got a noble dream to somehow make his mark on the world and he’s decided that photographing the Civil War is the way to accomplish it; however, since Bull Run his brother Luke has been missing and Ben’s plans to find him. He’s followed and photographed regiments from Virginia to Louisiana. His stop in New Orleans is supposed to be a temporary one – until he meets and falls in love with Miss Valerie Fontaine.
When Valerie’s father is arrested, Ben secures a way for her to leave the city and travel to his family’s home in Jericho Junction, Missouri where she’ll be safe. He promises that as soon as he finds Luke, he’ll be home and they can begin their life together. However, once Valerie steps off the train she finds herself caught up in a web of lies that threaten to imprison her more than Yankee steel bars ever could. Only Benjamin has the key to unlock the truth.
Can Valerie adjust to life on the prairie and remain true to her promise to Ben no matter what the cost? Will Ben prove he’s more valiant than visionary and return to Jericho Junction with Luke in tow before Valerie loses all hope?
* * *Blessings,