Can a young widow hide her secret shame from the Irish preacher bent on helping her survive?
In a goldrush boom town, America Liberty Reed overhears circuit preacher Shane Hayes try to persuade a hotel owner to close his saloon on Sunday. Shane lands face-down in the mud for his trouble, and there’s talk of shooting him. America intervenes and finds herself in an unexpectedly personal conversation with the blue-eyed preacher. Certain she has angered God in the past, she shies away from Shane. Another widow, invites America to help in her cook tent. Life is hard. But loyalty and ambition hold America fast. Neither Shane’s persuasions nor road agents, murder, sickness, or vigilante violence can convince her to leave. Dire circumstances force America to examine everything she believes about herself, Shane, and God. Based on actual historical events, Hills of Nevermore will affirm your faith in God’s redeeming love.