In her father Thomas' weaving shop in Charles Town, South Carolina, Lily Gairden's friendship with his handsome partner, Paul Durant, blossoms into a tender romance. But their love is thwarted when Thomas refuses to grant Paul his daughter's hand in marriage. Beautiful Lily, discovering the shocking secret of her birth, must wage a war within herself as fierce as the Revolution raging around her. Before she can find peace, she'll ride with both Loyalists and Rebels, driven onward by the thunder of battle and an ache in her heart.
Together, their lives will be changed forever by the love and loyalty, terror and treachery of a free-spirited people poised on the brink of glorious nationhood.