New York socialite Annalise Turner is shocked to discover that instead of inheriting a large family fortune, she has received nothing more than a mess. With no money and no prospects, she decides to join a marriage agency in the hopes of finding stability, adventure, and most of all, a husband. Annalise is determined to make the best of the situation, but when she meets her husband-to-be, Bert Phillips, her dreams for a peaceful life collapse. Her only glimmer of happiness in her everyday misery comes in the form of a kind man, Clay, that she initially thinks is her future husband. Will she choose to accept her fate or will she find the courage to show what lies deeper in her heart? Will she follow the yearning for adventure she’s always harbored in her heart?
Clay Watson has been Phillips’ ranch hand his entire life. Dealing with Bert and his despicable behavior has been a complete nightmare but he is too loyal to the family to walk away. Out of nowhere, Annalise appears as Bert’s mail-order bride, brightening Clay’s life! Although he feels shaken to his core by her very presence, he is painfully aware that being with her is not an option. Will he manage to suppress his growing feelings? How could he protect Annalise from a miserable future?
Now, Clay and Annalise have to reconcile their budding romance with the fact that she’s promised to another. Will they choose to follow their hearts or will they leave their love behind for the sake of duty? Will they allow themselves to find a true soulmate in one another, despite all odds?