Spring, 1849 was a devastating time for Big Spring, Kentucky as a tornado nearly leveled it. For the families living in and around the area, lives were altered and nearly destroyed by the destructive winds.
For the Gray family, the tornado wreaked havoc for them and their loved ones. Who miraculously survived the disaster that would completely change their family forever. What would the future hold for them now?
The Conner family had been a part of the Big Spring community for several decades. The family was well known for what it was not. Patriarch of the family, Matthew Conner held several secrets that would surprise many if they only knew. Two secrets from his life leave a daughter and his life in the balance. One weighed at the hands of his own flesh and blood.
Alexandria Ford arrives in town to begin her teaching career in the little one room schoolhouse. Along with her comes a twist that not only surprises many, but brings unexpected anguish to those who have come to love her.
As 1854 begins, there are many changes. Has time shown that, both the past and the present, have led the residents of the Big Spring area to many a heart broken?