Wealthy and privileged, Emma Winston never thought she would be forced to travel west as a Mail Order Bride, but she never expected to lose both her parents and have her money swept away from her, either. With nothing left for her in Boston, she packs what she can heads west to Star Creek, where she will marry Jim Hagan. But life on the farm is nothing like life back in Boston, Emma struggles with the simplest chores. Already wondering if she can survive this life in the wild, Emma's world only gets harder when she is tasked with the care of a baby!
Jim Hagan is wondering if he made the right choice. He asked for a bride to help ease his loneliness and held tend to his home, but Emma seems overwhelmed by the chores and lack of luxuries. And to make matters worse, his sister's family had died suddenly, leaving him both heartsick and in charge of their infant son. Now he needs help more than ever, but is Emma the woman to offer it?
Despite her fears and insecurities, Emma begins to find her way to a happy life on the farm, and when tragedy strikes will Emma and Jim ever get back together?