Determined to marry for love and not duty, Mary Beth Simmons has escaped to the west as a mail order bride. Though she comes from a wealthy family, she is prepared for adventure and hard work. But she is not prepared to be robbed at gunpoint and almost killed on the road!
Nor is she prepared for the handsome, and somewhat brash, Darius Smithton.
From train to stagecoach, Mary Beth finds herself coming more under the spell of Darius. Not only has he saved her life, he has captured her heart. But Mary Beth knows she is promised to another. What will happen when she finally arrives at her destination, to meet the man she is to marry—but does not love?
Sometimes, rescues come about in the most unexpected ways!