Oakley, J. L.
1907. Women climbing mountains in skirts. Loggers fighting for the eight hour day. The forests are alive with progress but not everyone is on board. Mountain climbing Caroline Symington comes from a prominent family. When she elopes with an enterprising, working class man bound for the new Forest Service, her father disowns her. Seeking meaning in her new life amidst nature, she’s ushered along by a group of like-minded women and a mysterious mountain man with a tragic past..
When her ruthless uncle muscles his way into the national forest, Caroline must take a stand and defend the man and place she loves.