If Rhona McRae could dream, it might be of a strong handsome husband or to become an authoress. When her parents die, her dreams are put away in the desperation of finding a next meal or even a place to stay. At the invitation of her brother, who immigrated to America, she and her sisters move to Creede, Colorado during the silver rush.
Mark Carroll owns the Creede Candle, the only newspaper in town. After a string of bumbling assistants, he hires Rhona and is captivated by the witty beauty. As an orphan, he never knew a family, and to be honest, Rhona’s large one scares him a bit.