After her husband is killed by a shot in the back, Hannah Parsons struggles to keep her ranch viable despite an anonymous campaign against her. With fences cut, cattle rustled, and ranch hands deserting, she still tries to make a go of it.

Colton Rawlins, a friend from years before, learns of her trouble and rides to help. He finds the beautiful widow under attack, and he stands firm in his support of her, despite her resistance to his plan.
As Colt and Hannah uncover long-buried secrets, she must avoid falling prey to the evil surrounding her, but how can she allow her life to be changed forever by the man who appeared with the prairie wind?