Samantha wants nothing more than to get away from Mama’s ever watchful eye. When she sneaks away from a meeting with a possible suitor, Samantha finds about mail order brides and figures that anything is better than being forced to marry someone by her mama.
David’s decision to follow his brother’s example to move to Idaho has brought him a freedom that he never thought possible. As he prepares his new butcher shop and new home, he knows there’s only one thing missing—a wife. His brother’s suggestion to try a mail order bride wife puts him in contact with Samantha, a woman whose eyes bear a sadness that intrigues him.
Life in a small Idaho town is more than Samantha could possibly imagine, and she immerses herself completely into the work that’s required to maintain David’s home. But a surprise visitor is about to throw their small piece of heaven into chaos. Will their love be torn apart by Samantha’s past, or can David prove that he will do anything for Samantha’s happiness?