On Celestraas Wings tells the story of the all-conquering power of love, even over the most difficult obstacles. Set in the Civil War, the story focuses on the northerner Rance Redmond and the southern belle Kathleen McClarnen, and the circumstances that threaten to keep them apart. Rance must overcome intense difficulties in order to reach Kathleen. However, he is emboldened in his quest by Celestra, the angelic presence who has repeatedly appeared to comfort him. The story describes the plight of two families that were separated by cultural differences. It tells of life in the antebellum south and explains how both sides thought they were fighting for a just cause. It also describes the injustices of slavery, during that sorrowful time in American history. The book shows that goodness has no color, and love transcends all flags and uniforms. In the end, love conquers all!