Esther Cherrett comes from a proud line of midwives and was trained by her mother to take over the family calling. When a terrible scandal threatens all she holds dear, Esther flees, taking a position as a teacher in the wild western mountains of Virginia. But instead of the refuge she was seeking, Esther finds herself in the midst of a deadly family feud --- and courted by two men on opposite sides of the conflict. All she wants is to run away again.
In this gripping story of trust, deception and bittersweet loss, you’ll discover the true meaning of choices of the heart.