From Beth's website:
I'm the oldest of five siblings, and I grew up in Montclair, New Jersey; sometimes I tell stories of those days at my author blog, which you can reach from the main page of this website. I moved to Vermont in 1978, and I don't expect to ever live anywhere else; I've grown to fit the mountains and the communities around me.
When Alice Sanborn and best friend Jerushah cross paths with a bounty hunter in rural northern Vermont, the teens stage a daring rescue for former slave Sarah Johnson but winter weather, politics, and challenges of mountain life bring more danger. It's March 1850 in small-town Vermont, and tempers flare over the "right kind" of Abolition.