Ray Malloy is a single father who struggles to find the balance between raising his daughter and running a successful ranch. Unable to control his wild child daughter, he gives into his mother’s wish to hire a governess from New York to teach his daughter, Melody.
Lillian Wickham arrives in Wyoming to a cool reception and a bewildering boss. Destitute and desperate, she has little choice. She takes on the task of teaching a five-year-old girl manners and keep her attraction for Ray at bay. Neither of which is an easy task.
Danger sneaks into their lives and threatens the stubborn child they both love, they have to rely on each other, or let tragedy tear their world apart.