Emma was raised by parents that just didn't stay home, Grace had the loving family who was always there. At a young age they both go separate ways. When they are grown and married things change, Emma's husband whom she was forced to wed at the age of 14 is abusive and killed after a brawl at the saloon. She is whisked away by her Godparents to the west where they had been for the last eight years. She heals and feels love for the first time in such a long time. As she rekindles her friendship with Grace, life starts to return to normal. With Grace's brothers still single they fight over who will be the next to love the beautiful Emma. But will Emma finally get the chance to be loved Tenderly?