Sophie Edwards is doing just fine alone in the bleak wilderness of Texas. Still, God hears the cries for help that she is too busy to voice. One night a strange - yet oddly familiar - man rides into her life and insists on rescuing her and her four daughters. When Clay McClellan discovers his brother has been murdered, he's bent on seeing the killers hanged. But first, he believes, Christian duty demands he marry his sister-in-law.