Frankie Scorrano has dreamt of being a teacher, but once she finishes college, she’s unable to find work or a man she wants to marry. She takes a chance and answers a mail-order bride advertisement from a young photographer from Dawson, Montana. Their letters make her half fall in love with him and when he asks her to come to Dawson, Frankie jumps at the chance, especially because Dawson is in need of another teacher. It seems like a perfect fit for her.
D.J. Samuels is a single father to a son that he had out of wedlock. With Sawyer’s mother dying in childbirth, D.J. not only wants a wife, but a mother for Sawyer. He’s captivated by Frankie’s letters and by the woman herself when they meet. She’s everything he could ever want in a woman.
Their relationship quickly turns passionate and their feelings for each other blossom into love. However, a terrible illness strikes, leaving behind complications. Can their love survive bitterness and rage or will it succumb to heartbreak and despair?