Sundays, on Hallmark Channel
A series of television movies made for Hallmark Channel based on the books by Janette Oke.
Focuses on Ellie King and Aaron Davis, whose parents are Clark and Marty Davis. Ellie King (Natalie Hall) has recently lost her husband and daughter. She visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and agrees to watch his children while he goes and purchases some land. After a suspicious fire, Ellie finds herself playing detective and with the help of a handsome deputy (Dylan Bruce) she tries to clear the name of a family friend.
On their way to the California Gold Rush, two cowboys are arrested for getting in a fight and damaging a small-town restaurant. One escapes, but Clark Davis stays to work off his debt by fixing a farm belonging to two young women, Ellen and Cassie Barlow (not Cates). Over time, Clark and Ellen fall in love, but will Clark give up his plans of striking it rich out west for the comfort of a family and home?