Elizabeth Simmons prefers a land of promise … over the life of mundane propriety. When offered a job caring for an injured family acquaintance, Elizabeth gladly sets off for the newly formed Arizona Territory. However, she soon discovers the awful truth behind her new arrangement.

Michael O’Roarke left bright prospects behind in order to keep tabs on his unprincipled father. This new job claims all of his attention … until he finds himself captivated by the feisty Elizabeth. Will losing her heart to Michael demolish the self-sufficiency Elizabeth has worked so hard to achieve?