Oldest of the Kincaid boys, Denver Kincaid is a hard-working loner haunted by guilt over his part in his younger brother’s abduction by the Kiowa years earlier. Convinced no woman would want a man who’d been unable to protect his own kin, he has resigned himself to a life without love.
Nell Hayes flees the lonely life of a circus performer in New Orleans and arrives in Texas under false pretenses only to find her life in danger when a greedy railroad tycoon covets her land. Denver comes to her aid, never expecting to fall hard for the pretty lady. But will Nell’s secret, and Denver’s inability to come to terms with the past, stand in the way of these two lonely hearts’ long-awaited chance at love?