Rachel’s predetermined fate has always been to follow her family’s tradition and become a mail-order bride. In an effort to escape from a loveless future, she tries to convince her mother to let her marry the man that has been courting her instead. However, Rachel’s world collapses when he betrays her, and she is forced to follow her parents’ wishes, although finding love seems impossible to her. She is determined not to give her heart away a second time, as she isn’t ready to trust anyone, especially Lee, her husband-to-be. Although a bit reserved and homesick upon their first meeting, she can’t help but notice a connection and considers giving him a chance. Is their blooming love strong enough to thaw her heart and help her overcome the doubts that threaten to keep her from happiness?
Left with no other choice than to quit being a bounty hunter, Lee decides to settle down in Texas as a cattle farmer. His life is turned upside down once again, when his fiancée abandons him two days before their wedding, leaving him betrayed and heartbroken. Falling in love is now out of the question for Lee, but in a moment of weakness, he writes to a mail-order bride agency and before he knows it, Rachel is on her way. She is hard-working, caring, and kind, and he finally dares to dream of a happy future with her. How can he surpass his deep wounds and accept that being with Rachel might be his only chance for love, while his past is coming for revenge?
What started as a simple business partnership for Rachel and Lee, soon becomes a mutual attraction, challenging their limits and plans. When secrets from the past surface and they are forced to deal with them, will they be able to trust each other and accept their feelings? Or will they let second thoughts and mistrust come between them and tear them apart?