After the murders of Jill Barlow's husband and then father, she flees to Vermont, but the Texas gambling syndicate believes she's hiding damning evidence against them. To get it, they'll kill again. Two years after the murder of her husband, someone guns down Jill Barlow's father, a Texas State Representative. The authorities suspect a connection between the murders but can't find proof. Jill longs for the peace she found when she visited Vermont after her husband's death. With the perpetrators still at large, she flees to the small town of Woodstock.
The gambling syndicate, believing she has damning evidence against them, pursues her, shattering her dreams of peace. Trying to protect her grown children, she doesn't tell them violence continues to stalk the family.
Despite having lost so much already, with the lives of her family and friends at stake, will Jill be required to make more sacrifices? And what about taking a second chance at love and with a politician, Jerrod Phillips?