Sacrifice comes at great cost to a young woman forced to marry and save her family from ruin.
Aurora Middleton loses her best friend and a chance of love at the same time. When confronted with how horrible her life will become, she makes a decision that brings a monumental change. Moving west, leaving all she's ever known, will either be a fresh start or the beginning of something worse.
Evan Jones left his life of high society firmly back east. Now the small town doctor has a comfortable life in Laurel, Montana. When a storm hits, he offers Aurora Middleton and her friend a place to stay, all the time resenting the attraction he feels to a woman that reminds him of things purposely left in the past.