A dead uncle, a conspiracy, and a centuries-old secret society will change Thomas and Rebecca forever.
In 1825 Darien, Georgia, Scotsman Thomas Gardner is anxious to sell the trade goods store he inherited from his great-uncle, Hugh Gardner, to start a new life in Canada.
But when he is traded a pair of gloves with a mysterious origin, his life is thrown into turmoil.
Forced back into the past through an oak tree imbued with occult magic, he meets the owner of the gloves and must choose between his love for her and solving the mystery of who really brought him to 1759.
In 1759 Ebenezer, Georgia, eighteen-year-old orphan Rebecca Ernst is not thinking of marriage like the other girls. She wants to be a help to her foster mother and her small German Lutheran village, but she dreams of more.
When she discovers that her new Latin tutor is hiding something, she is determined to gain his trust.
But when she falls in love with him, that secret will rip apart the seams of her world.