Aaron Claridge dies while leading his pregnant wife Marty, an East coast teacher, on the wagon trail to the West. Destitute and unprotected, she accepts a marriage of convenience with widower Clark Davis to help raise his brat daughter Missie all winter, in spring he's prepared to pay for her return. Missie is hostile to 'mother substitute', but as the months pass Clark achieves a rapprochement. Written by
Marriage was the deal. Love was the surprise.
Did You Know?
In the book series, the name of Marty's first husband was Clem Claridge. See more
When Marty follows Clark into the hills (around 48 Min's)and watches him singing a hymn, the trees she watches from are in full leaf as if in summer, however on the way back to the cabin she is caught in a blizzard and has to be rescued by Clark. See more
You were mooin' louder'n Gertie was when she had her baby!
Followed by Love Finds a Home