Christmas of 1892 promises to be exciting for Zillia Eckhart, especially after she finds out her best friend and sister-in-law, Soonie, is coming home. Soonie is anxious for her family to meet her husband, Lone Warrior. But threats line the Texas trails. The two friends find themselves in a struggle for faith and family like they’ve never faced before. But family ties run swift and deep, sure as the Colorado River.