Isabelle Landry is beautiful, wealthy, and courted within the highest echelons of Massachusetts' society. But every man her Mama thinks a suitable match, she finds dull and often repulsive. She longs for a simpler life, one where her worth has nothing to do with her annual income or her vast inheritance. A new friend gives her the confidence to follow her own path, and she answers an advertisement, praying it might change her life forever.
John Kimball has become a lone wolf. Strong and quiet, he drives the stagecoach, delivers the mail, and keeps himself to himself. But even a lone wolf needs a mate. A chance encounter makes him realize that his life isn't as good as he has led himself to believe, and putting past heartache behind him, he decides to take on the challenge of becoming the new sheriff of Faith Creek. As he faces his first challenges in keeping the town free from a gang of vicious bandits, he also hopes to find love.