She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
--Gabriel García Marquez
For my daughter, Elisabeth
In the middle of a blizzard in the second half of the hardest, snowiest winter anyone in Paradise could remember, Elizabeth Middleton Bonner, sweat soaked, naked, and adrift in burning pain, wondered if she might just die of the heat.
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In 1794, trying to free his father from a Canadian prison leads Nathanial Bonner and his wife Elizabeth on an unexpected adventure to Scotland and a destiny they had not imagined.