Anton Rally has waited a long time to settle down and start a family. Having made his wealth in the silver fields of Nevada and lumber camps of the North West, he is finally ready to marry and step into his ideal life. Not willing to wait until an appropriate bride presents herself, Anton contracts with a Mail-Order Bride agency back East to find him the perfect match. With everything in order, a beautiful new house built and furnished, his finances sorted, and a bright future ahead, he impatiently awaits the arrival of the future Mrs. Rally.
Deidra Dixon is bored. She has a good job, a beautiful apartment, and a few friends, but she feels like something is missing. The highlight of her week is the fun book club she discovered at the back of her local library. Everyone in the Book Club loves to read, each dreaming of their favorite genre, and handsome hunks or heroines, found between the pages of a good book. With the arrival of the newest member, a purple-haired, modern-day matchmaker, things are getting lively at the Heartsgate Book Club.
Finally, feeling like she fits in this special place, Deirdre discovers she's not the only one wishing that her special someone could step through the pages of her next favorite romance and into her heart.