Penny Winslow is a pregnant, divorced woman who is running away from her past. She has no set destination in mind. Strange circumstances wind up with her arriving in Dawson, Montana, where she meets Matt, a handsome pastor who doesn’t judge her for her current circumstances. His kind, gentle ways draw her to him, despite the fact that she feels unworthy of such a man. Matt’s warm brown eyes and easy smile have a way of making her feel safe and appreciated, something she hasn’t been for a long time. What woman wouldn’t fall for someone like him?
Matthew “Mac” Mackenzie is a busy young pastor who has been waiting for God to put the right woman in his path, but so far it hasn’t happened. After being badgered by his friends, he grudgingly takes out an advertisement in the paper for a mail-order-bride. When Penny Winslow, a beautiful brunette with sky-blue eyes comes to Dawson along with an unexpected guest, Matt is instantly attracted to the woman, despite the fact that she’s pregnant.
The two people who have overcome checkered pasts and who have come together in such an unexpected way, recognize in each other their own loneliness and hope to be accepted by someone who will love them. It would seem that they have found that person, or have they? Fear and doubt intrude on their hope, clouding the chance at any future happiness. Do they have the strength to cling to that hope and create the wonderful life together that they are seeking?