An epic love story in war-ravaged Culpeper during the Civil War where an unlikely romance blossoms between the widowed Rebecca and the dashing Union Officer Colonel Charles. Can their love survive the agony of war?
It’s 1864 in Culpeper, Virginia, and the Civil War is raging. War widow Rebecca Gaines struggles to manage the family farm on her own. Life is difficult in besieged Culpepper, and the arrival of Union soldiers on her property for the winter offers Rebecca extra income but she fears having the enemy at her doorstep.
The troop’s commanding Officer is Colonel Charles Redmond, a dashing, surprisingly courteous gentleman, is not what she expects from a Union soldier, and Rebecca finds herself drawn to the handsome officer despite her misgivings of falling for the enemy.
Charlie is not without his demons and is alarmed at how easily he has fallen for the lovely Southerner. Charlie hides a secret that, if discovered, will mean social disgrace and an end to his distinguished military career. Can he risk his reputation and career for the woman he is falling in love with?