Slipping out of her father's New York mansion on her wedding day, Nina Robert stands outside her home in the snow to hail a cab. The cabbie pulls up just before her father would return in his rig with the minister.
She gets inside the cab, and the horses clomp to the train depot. With little money, she boards a train and eventually lands in Fort Calhoun, Nebraska.
There she hides out, gives a false name and meets Dr. Earl Olson, a young handsome doctor, who takes a liking to her. Love between them blossoms.
But her tycoon father, Clyde Robert the III, has not given up on finding her. To search for his daughter, Mr. Robert hires the famous Pinkerton National Detective Agency, known for their investigative work in foiling an assassination attempt on Abraham Lincoln's life during his first term. Nina's father also was determined to keep his daughter's arranged marriage to the wealthy son of a prominent and wealthy businessman iintact.
Nina has settled into a happy, simple life working at the Greens Boardinghouse. Although poor, she is content in her escape haven, not under the dictates of a father who managed every move of her life. But once her father discovers her whereabouts, she faces another dilemma – stay and fight him or sneak away once again, either way she could lose the man she loves.
The Heiress Comes to Town, a clean, Christian historical romance, takes readers on a journey to small town life of 1896 before cars traveled the roadways and electricity illuminated buildings. Travel back in time and visit Nina's yearn for freedom and her desire to marry the man she loves.