Sophie Green, shopkeeper turned match-maker, refuses to match vulgar, abusive Rhett Jones so he finds his own wife. Unless Sophie can stop the wedding. "That man’s got no business marrying anybody. There’s got to be some way to keep a woman from getting married." “She can’t get married if she already is married.” Sophie explained her plan. “Me? Pretend to be Rhett! That’ll be the day! Besides it’ll never work – don’t you suppose she’ll wonder when she hears the preacher say, ‘and do you, Noah Ingram?’” “I’ll talk to him about it. If I can get it taken care of, will you do it?” “If you can get the preacher to lie?” he said incredulously. The corners of his mouth lifted ever so slightly. Leave it to Miss Green to attempt the impossible. “You’ve got yourself a deal, Miss Green. If you can get the preacher to lie, I’ll marry her.” Was she not an orphan any more? Hope was an adult and once grown, the girls were turned out. It would be winter before long. Then what? “Seeking young wife to share frontier life with. Prefer brunette..."