This is the sequel to Mail Order Millie. Charlotte has gotten too old to stay in the orphanage where she was raised, so when her friend Millie, a mail order bride, offers to let her come stay with her until after her baby is born, she accepts. A Minnesota farmer Millie knows pays for her fare with the understanding he will have a chance to court her after she arrives. Will Charlotte be able to deal with the hardships of 1880s Minnesota? Or will she turn tail and run back to Boston where things are familiar?