Bella Rose is nervous but excited in becoming the wife of Robert Chester, the town lawyer after corresponding with him for so long. She is finally travelling the long way to Bear Dance, Montana to make her dreams of love and devotion come true. But tragedy strikes when she gets off the train.
She is forced to accept an offer from Robert's brother, Jack, the town sheriff, to save her. Jack is a widow and has a young baby Ella May. He has no emotion left in him after the death of his wife a year ago.
Can Jack find it in his heart to love again? When more tragedy hits both Jack and Bella, does this bring them closer together?