Amanda Erikson dreamed of having a homestead near her sister, but she abandoned that dream to become engaged to a doctor, offering her a chance to have a family of her own. Now she has traveled to Wyoming at the request of Isaac Wright to help take care of her sister's three orphaned children.\
Uncle Isaac, a farmer-hating rancher, only wanted a little help. No way is he about to let Amanda take custody.
This book offers a pertinent and entertaining look at the ways love can mend broken families and foster new bonds. Amanda arrives in the baggage car because she's adopted a young Native American boy who wasn't allowed to ride in the passenger car. When the train men mistreat the animals she's brought for her homestead, Amanda uses her gun to convince them to be more gentle.
But her first real problem is getting Isaac to accept the presence of sheep and goats on his cattle ranch. Living together and sharing concern for the children soon draws them together, as both face problems smoothing out former relationships