As a child conceived in one
night of reckless passion, Elizabeth Lewis has carried the taint of her
mother's indiscretion her entire life. Her life takes a turn for the
worse when her father dies, leaving her fate, along with her two
half-sisters, in the hands of a cruel and judgmental uncle. Rather than
accept an arranged marriage to a man three times her age, Elizabeth
decides to take her chances in the Montana Territory as a mail order
bride. It couldn't be any worse, or could it?
Ford Ellison and Logan Smythe are heading west after long years
of service on foreign soil. A twist of fate lands them at the poker
table across from a vile man by the name of Samuel Jenkins. He and his
grown sons are bragging to all who will listen about how they plan to
share the unsuspecting woman who's responded to their advertisement for a
bride. When she arrives on the stage, she'll be in for quite a horrible
Ford and Logan take one look at the lovely Elizabeth and know
they can't allow that kind of evil to touch her, even if it means
telling a little white lie. The only way to save her is to marry her
themselves. Will their duplicity end the marriage before it even starts?
Ford and Logan are convinced all they need is time, time to conquer
Elizabeth's body and to win her heart.