The 1757 New York frontier is home to the Oneida tribe and to British colonists, yet their feet rarely walk the same paths. At the woods edge cultures collide. Can two families survive the impact? While their mothers slept, Major Reginald Aubrey trades his own still-born son for one of an Oneida mother’s newborn twin sons. When the truth comes to light years later, can an unlikely friendship forged at the wood’s edge provide a way to healing and forgiveness?