In 1776 America is war torn in the revolutionary war and 18- year- old Elizabeth is torn too. Her convictions hold her loyal to King George, but her lover, Matthew, is a patriot. Must she flee with her family to Canada or should she remain in New York and marry him?
A determined beauty, Elizabeth endures the grief of death and the grueling escape to Canada with her family and the handsome bondsman, Edward, who eventually loves her. Can her love for Matthew endure forever? Traveling to St. Brunswick and Quebec City, Elizabeth finally learns the answer.