Elizabeth Harding arrives in Cheyenne, Wyoming to establish her medical practice thanks to the wooing of her two older sisters who extolled the beauty of the land. She's certain she'll have a line of patients eager for her expertise and gentle bedside manner. However, she soon discovers the town and its older doctor may not welcome a new physician. Even more frustrating, the handsome young attorney next door may not be ready for the idea of a woman doctor. For his part, Jason Nordling has nothing against women, but he's promised himself that the woman he marries will be a full-time mother.
Despite their firm principles, Elizabeth and Jason find that mutual attraction and disdain from the community is drawing them ever closer. And when the two find themselves working to save the life and tattered reputation of a local woman, they'll have to decide how far they're willing to go to find justice and true love.
If you're interested in what was involved in creating this book cover, you may enjoy my blog post on the subject.
And, if you want to learn a bit more about the challenges Elizabeth faced as a doctor in the nineteenth century, you may find my blog about heroic medicine or the one about nineteenth century healthcare interesting.