England-born Emmaline Bradford pledged her life to Geoffrey Garrett and
then bid him farewell when he sailed to America. Although Geoffrey
anticipated only a short separation, several years passed before he was
able to send for Emmaline. By then the fiery flame of her youthful love
had all but died. Shocked by the conditions on Geoffrey’s Kansas sheep
ranch, Emmaline wishes to return to England immediately. Geoffrey offers
a compromise: If Emmaline promises to stay until spring, he’ll pay her
return fare if she decides to go back to her home country.
arrives, will Emmaline return to England, or will she marry Geoffrey and
carve out a life with him in Kansas?