Eli Farley wasn't having a good year when it came to marriage. Twice, he was engaged, and neither time led to a marriage. He finally made a choice to send for a mail-order bride, but his letter was destroyed on the way to the post office. Enough is enough, he decided. Marriage wasn't meant for him.
Or was it?
Cora Barnett's life hadn't been an easy one. Her only living parent was a drunken, good-for-nothing Pa, who ruined all her marriage prospects. Barely surviving, she jumped at the opportunity presented to her by an aunt she hadn't seen in years.
Will the union between Eli and Cora only be a means to an end, or will they find love this Christmas?