Kathleen Parker arrives in Trinity Hill, Texas, as a mail order bride. But the name on the contract is not hers. She has good reason to be on the run, and taking another woman's place and name seems like the perfect foil. Josiah Fremont is desperate for a wife - a woman who will cook, care for his three children, and generally be a helpmate on his newly purchased ranch. He learns his mail order bride waits at the hotel.