Bessie Randall is stunned to learn that her sister engaged in a long distance flirtation with an army officer using Bessie's name. Even more shocking is the fact that Jasper Mendenhall is now her husband by proxy--thanks to her sister's meddling. But with God's help, Bessie intends to be the best wife she can be. Jasper is waiting in Fort Bridger for the raven-haired beauty whose picture he carries in his pocket. When the small, mousy Bessie arrives, he is flooded with confusion--and perhaps disappointment. Can he accept this unexpected turn of events? And can Bessie face the hardships of a Western fort? Amidst all the trials, God sends unexpected blessings to Bessie. When He asks her to give up one of her most precious blessings of all, though, can she survive a broken heart? Will she have to go back home to Boston, leaving Jasper to find the wife he wanted all along? Fall in love with this inspiring love story and our entire collection of Christian romance novels from Heartsong Presents!