BY GAR LASALLE
It is 1857 in the American Pacific Northwest where less than 3500 non-natives have begun settlements. The U.S. territorial governor has called for a "war of extermination" against natives.
Boston-bred Emmy Evers carves out a life for herself and her family amidst her island home's wild streams and woods while her husband Isaac, a prominent local leader, is frequently away.
This is a frontier where a tenuous peace will soon give way, and test the will and endurance of one exceptional woman.
A clash of cultures. A mother's mission. An unforgettable story.