Four orphans and their headmistress set out for Oregon in search of men looking for mail-order brides. Will they find what they are looking for? Or will fate have other plans?
Harper McCall is a passionate teacher who has always dreamed of a new adventure. When the headmistress at the orphanage decides to take the women to Oregon, Harper finds comfort and joy in teaching the children on the wagon train. Little does she know, this journey will not only change her life but also her heart.
Brooks Campbell, a skilled blacksmith, is used to working with his hands, but when he sees Harper’s teaching skills, he realizes that there is so much more he wants to learn. He musters up the courage to ask Harper for help in learning to read and write and soon finds himself falling deeply in love with her.
However, when a tragedy strikes the wagon train, Brooks is filled with guilt and blames himself for the pain he has caused. Harper must convince him that the accident was not his fault and help him overcome the guilt that threatens to tear him apart. Can Harper help him overcome his guilt and find redemption, or will the weight of his mistakes tear them apart before they reach their final destination in Oregon?