Running away from the past leads back to it, eventually.
Fiona jumps on a train heading west to escape her traumatic past. Through an exchange with a woman on the train she ends up in Hays explaining to Sam Jordan why his mail order bride isn’t going to arrive. She is invited to stay with his family where a plot develops in her mind: if she marries her name will change and the law wouldn’t find her. Which man should she try to marry, Sam or his minister brother Martin? Events occur that select the man for her. What if he discovers her past? Or, what if she discovers his?