Melanie had always enjoyed working at her family’s farm and never dreamt of marrying. Her world turns upside down when her father forces her to find a suitable husband in order to help with the financial burden that hangs over the farm. Melanie’s only concern is her family’s well being, so she’s left with no choice but to accept the offer of a strange man. On the train to meet her husband-to-be, her life is about to change forever when she meets Alexander; a man who will save her life and put her in a painful dilemma making her doubt her own decisions. Will she give up her father’s plan to follow her heart?
Alexander, the son of one of the richest ranchers in Merton, is running from a difficult past that will inevitably catch up with him. He meets Melanie in a traumatic way when he bravely helps her escape a train robbery. Determined to protect her, he offers to travel with her and the journey that will bind them forever begins… Even though they don’t reveal their true colors at first, they will get to know each other and Alexander’s heart will shiver for the first time. Will her secret keep him from claiming her heart? Or will he find the courage to trust her?
After spending some time on the road together they will know for certain that fate meant for them to find one other. While her plan to help her family falls into pieces, well-kept secrets will surface as they confront each other. Could Alexander be the salvation Melanie was looking for? Or will the conflict between them be too much to overcome?