Wounded by her fiance's betrayal. Rachel Logan returns to her father's ranch in Arizona Territory determined to live an independent life without a man.
Kol Hawk comes home after ten years in a Yuma Prison for attempting to kill Rachel's father. His obsession to find justice for the deaths of a Pima woman and her daughter is blindsided when he finds the old man crippled and no longer the once arrogant rancher he remembers.
Rachel's childhood infatuation with Kol is rekindled and he is drawn to her fierce defense of her father. As they come together to discover the truth behind the murders that changed their lives, can they find solace and an abiding love in each other?