What unseen hand guided Kody Douglas’s horse to that bleak, windswept South Dakota farmhouse? The “half-breed” cowboy — a man of two worlds, at home in neither — would never know. But when he finds a lovely, vulnerable young woman there, abandoned in the darkest hours of the Depression, he cannot simply ride away and leave her.
Charlotte Porter reluctantly follows this hard, embittered yet compelling man to his family’s homestead. But the more she learns about him, and the secret child who haunts his memories, the more she aches to comfort him and make him her own. Can two outcasts — brought together by hard times and shared faith — truly find love in so cold and heartless a world?