The historical romance is set in 1860 in the fictional Ohio town of Darrow Falls. Abolitionists Cory Beecher and slave owner Tyler Montgomery should never fall in love, but they do.
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker a lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.” - Abraham Lincoln
“There is no freedom on earth or in any star for those who deny freedom to others.” – Elbert Hubbard, 1859-1915
“Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” – Mark Twain