She left an overprotective mother only to find a scruffy husband too busy to call her his wife.
Maeve was starting over but her new life as a mail order bride to Cody is not what she expected. This scruffy man does not seem to like her. All his time is spent working on the ranch and she begins to feel just like servant. What has she got herself into?
Cody finds his new wife sweet and delicate and is determined to protect her from the harsh life he leads. He cannot see that he is working himself too hard and that he is driving her away. His uncle and brother are missing and he will work to rebuild the ranch in anticipation of their return.
Only Cody is working too hard and collapses from heat exhaustion. Can Maeve save him from himself and kindle a new love?