Frederica Milton has been struggling to find her place in the world since the tragic deaths of her parents. Her Aunt is making her life a misery, though she knows her kindly Uncle loves her - but it is time for her to take her destiny into her own hands. Our feisty heroine places an advertisement for a husband, but will she finally find what she truly longs for?
Aaron Simmons has family in Sun River, and is just passing through - or so he thought! But seeing how content his brother and cousin are, and the love they share he begins to wonder if his nomadic life, constantly chasing stories for the newspaper her writes for, is truly making him happy. He has seen much, but will his past let him change? Or is there hidden danger lurking just around the corner?