Alexandra Monroe is a slave smuggler, smuggling slaves north where they
can live as free people. Her crime is sedition and her punishment, if
caught, is death. The daughter of one of the wealthiest men in
Montgomery, Alexandra lives a life not by her own accord, but a life she
willingly accepts for her secret quest to save the lives of slaves. Her
ultimate sacrifice is to marry the town’s most eligible bachelor, Thomas
Ludlow—who has deadly secrets of his own.
One afternoon, Alexandra comes face to face with handsome William
Graysden. Although, forbidden for his Creek Indian heritage, he
captivates her. They fascinate one another, and ultimately find in each
other a bond they don’t wish to ignore. After a series of events;
however, William must face the choice to continue the dangerous pursuit
of Alexandra’s affections or forget about her.