He came into Skylar's life, a stranger with no memory of his past. A troublesome past invades his present. Unfolding evidence indicates Duke Green is a criminal on the run. Does Skylar McCrea trust her instinct or abide by the apparent facts? His past is a mystery, but in the present he is an honorable man. If he were a thief, surely, he would show some characteristics of a man with a criminal mind. Skylar is a good judge of character and of horseflesh. She knows Skylark's Son will be another champion for the Lazy M Ranch, and she strongly suspects that Duke Green might be a champion himself. Their search for Duke's past takes them across the country. What will be at the end - a life of freedom with Skylar or separation while Duke pays for his crime? What does God have in mind for the two?
“Who did you say we are today?” Duke asked as the bus pulled away from the station.
“Lee and Amanda Barkley.”
“Oh yeah. If someone calls my name, would you please punch me? It was much easier when I didn't have any identity; now I have too many,” Duke grumbled as he turned to look out the window.
“After Grand Junction, where are we going?” Skylar asked in hushed tones.
“Oh, I don't know. Just on west I suppose.” Duke stretched his legs out as best he could. “I sure wish God would reveal a little more to me. Then maybe we could just go home.”
“He will in His own time,” Skylar said as she picked up her overnight bag. “He's never late in doing things. Remember that.”
Duke turned in his seat and looked into Skylar's eyes. “He's never late by whose clock?”
“His clock. You just have to learn patience.” Skylar reached into her carry-on bag and pulled out her Bible. “Here do some reading.”