Spring of 1881 and Henry Kohl’s engagement to Jane Randolph was a bitter betrayal to Amanda Brown whose jealousy fosters a shocking string of crimes involving an inscrutable Pinkerton operative and a long-kept secret that could destroy the entire community.
The winter of 1880 brought Ruth Randolph a letter from her estranged father and the renewal of an injustice left unresolved for twenty years. Now a reckoning for past wrongs could mean Ruth’s life or death.
During the fall of 1880, Olivia Kohl thought she had buried the most painful secret of her past until a young man arrives in Copper Creek with a secret of his own, offering Olivia daring hope in the future.
Who was the mysterious miner? Amy Kent knew the truth. But after a 20 year absence from Copper Creek, setting the record straight about her father’s hidden bonanza was the last thing on her mind. Determined to take revenge on those who caused her exile, her quest irrevocably alters her life by revealing that the mysterious miner’s true legacy is more than just a lost mine of rich copper ore.