Tillison County, Oklahoma, 1938. Kathleen Dolan has high hopes for her investment in the Rawlings, Oklahoma, Gazette. But the feisty newspaper woman hasn’t even reached the city limits when trouble strikes: hijackers try to steal her old Nash. Although handsome rancher Johnny Henry comes to her rescue, the attack is only a taste of the perils to come. For Rawlings is a town steeped in dirty secrets, and soon Kathleen will find herself pitted against men who will go to any length to silence her and the man she loves.