Isabella Latham's callous father sold her into marriage to settle a gambling debt. Rather than face life with a cruel man more than twice her age, she runs from New York and becomes a mail-order bride. Bella's dreams are simple. All she needs to be happy is a home, children, and an honorable man to love her.
Alex Hastings lost his wife in a riding accident two years before. Left with two adorable but mischievous twin four-year-old daughters, he's convinced they need a mother to take care of them.
Alex knows he must marry, but vows he'll never love another woman. Bella's tenderness and fire melts Alex's stone cold heart. But when her jilted fiance from New York sends men to capture Bella, will Alex be able to get back his stolen bride?