"Abigail Black had no choice but to break Ben Hewitt's heart when her parents chose another wealthier groom. Now widowed and destitute, she's desperate to leave her old life behind. The wagon-train journey to Oregon is full of dangers, but she'll face anything for a fresh start. Ben knows better than to trust Abby again, and avoiding her should be easy. Yet he's still moved by Abby's sweetness and beauty...as well as a sadness and strength he never saw in her before"--From the publisher's web site.