Lizzy and Thomas sneak away and find refuge in an abandoned cabin. There they remain hidden—until fate acquaints Lizzy with Mr. Barton, a charming gentleman who is immediately intrigued by the mysterious young woman. Concealing her identity, Lizzy is unaware that there is much more to this compassionate man than meets the eye. Through his kindness to her and her brother, Lizzy begins to trust Mr. Barton. She soon realizes he may be her best hope for a life in which she can live—and love—as she chooses . . .
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