After suffering a devastating loss, the last thing Ward Ramsey needs is a woman and her child on his ranch. But the desperation in her eyes when she applies for the job is more than he can bear. He gives her two weeks to prove herself. That's before he knows of the danger that follows her.Hunted by a vengeful ex-con, ranch hand Jayme Bonner flees with her young son, finding sanctuary on a North Texas ranch. Ward, the crabby rancher who hires her, is none too happy with the fact that she's a woman. As she proves she can handle the job, his opinion of her changes and so does their relationship. As love blossoms and long-held barriers fall, danger draws near. When Ward is injured in the war the ex-con wages against her, Jayme decides it's time to take the battle to the hateful man desperate to kill her.The ex-con doesn't stand a chance against a woman out for vengeance.