Life has been hard for Victoria Whitmore, but at long last things are beginning to fall into place. As she has long desired, Victoria is going to open a gift shop with her mother. But when Mom suddenly falls in love with a man she meets on a cruise, Victoria's dreams collapse. How could her mother abandon her? How could she drop everything and move to Alaska? As things turn out, Victoria's new "e;step-brother,"e; Buck, is even more of a threat to her precious plans. She has to admit that Buck is everything she could want in a husband. But how can she trust another man after all that has happened to her? And how can she lay aside her anger at God? Just as she begins to deal with these issues, life takes a strange twist. Can Victoria's new love and trust survive in the face of a terrible surprise?