After two years with her only living relative, Astra Everson is ready to return to the town of her childhood and live on her own. But she finds it necessary to sneak away from her cousin’s control while the family is away. A chance encounter on the train brings Charles Cameron into her life just in time for Christmas. He helps her get reestablished in town, but he lacks the faith that is so important to Astra. Up against scheming sisters and unscrupulous cousins, can Charles and Astra see their way to a future together?