In spite of her fear, Josie can't help falling for handsome Jim. His magnetic personality and burning sincerity wins Josie's heart, even as she struggles to understand his hostility toward their neighbors. Josie finds her heart and her loyalty torn between her new husband and her closest friends.
Meanwhile, something unusual is going on at the Dempsey Ranch between Hannah and her new husband, Peter Cummings. He's not like any cowboy they've seen before, and no one can understand how they're going to manage their ranch.
Will Josie find a way to reconcile her old loyalties to her new life? If Jim really is as dangerous as Katie and the others think he is, how can Josie get out of a marriage to this dangerous criminal? When the situation reaches its ultimate climax, Josie must use all her strength to bring her friends and her husband together in harmony at last.