Charlotte York's life was predetermined at birth. Born the daughter of royal kitchen help, she was bound to serve as handmaiden to the princess. When Charlotte arrived on American soil, nothing was to be different—until it suddenly was. Now, with all the freedoms her new life is offering her, she becomes overly excited at her prospects and makes a wild decision.
Felix Walsh has lived most of his adult life as a nomad—until one day a letter turns his world upside down. Felix must go west to save his brother's ranch, but he knows he can't do it alone. In desperation, Felix responds to an ad in a paper, Elizabeth Tandy can find him a mail order bride to help around the ranch. But when he meets the lovely Charlotte York, he can't seem to follow his own rules.
Impulse and urgency may have brought them together, but will it be enough to keep them together?