Buffalo Valley, North Dakota. A few years ago, this was a dying town. Now it's come back to life!
Maggie Washburn has decided to pull up stakes and join her best friend, Lindsay Snyder, in Buffalo Valley, North Dakota, to look for the same kind of contentment, the same kind of love that Lindsay has found in the small prairie town.
People have started moving to Buffalo Valley, North Dakota – people like Lindsay Snyder, who came as a teacher and stayed, marrying local farmer Gage Sinclair. And now Lindsay's best friend, Maddy Washburn, has decided to pull up stakes and join her in Buffalo Valley, hoping for the same kind of satisfaction. And the same kind of love.
Jeb McKenna is a rancher, a solitary man who's learned to endure. Maddy – unafraid and openhearted – is drawn to Jeb, but he rejects her overtures. Until one of North Dakota's deadly storms throws them together...
Those few days and nights bring unexpected consequences for Maddy and Jeb. Consequences that, one way or another, affect everyone in Buffalo Valley.
Local rancher Margaret Clemens is taking a chance on happiness, and going after what she wants for a change. And what she wants is marriage to cowboy, Matt Eilers. Regardless of what her friends and family say, and despite all the rumours, Margaret wants Matt anyway. Oh...and she plans on having his baby, too.
Buffalo Valley, North Dakota, has become a good place to live – the way it used to be. People here are feeling confident about the future again.
Stalled lives are moving forward. People are taking risks – on new ventures and lifelong dreams. On happiness. And one of those people is local rancher Margaret Clemens, who's finally getting what she wants most. Marriage to cowboy Matt Eilers. Her friends don't think Matt's such a prize, but Margaret's aware of his reputation and his flaws. She wants him anyway. And she wants his baby....