Minnie leaves boarding school to spend the summer at The Big House, her cherished Grandpa's home. She enjoys adventure, but she also learns of the dangers posed by the land and a river that can seduce the unwary. The arrival of Minnie's great-grandmother provides her with a fearless female role model as well as tales of the elderly woman's antebellum past and how she survived the Civil War.
"Loved the characters"
Two young women, tortured by their past - and now the present - latch onto Evan, an interning therapist. Jennifer and Ruth make for intense relationships that will test Evan both professionally and personally.