Olivia Montgomery is on the run for her life. Her stepfather, having control of her fortune, has plans to do away with her before her twenty-first birthday so that he can have it all. Olivia, having no plans on being his next victim, flees in the night from her mansion in New York. She heads out west, where they say a man can get lost for years without ever being missed. She is hoping to hide long enough to avenge her mother's death. Mac Kincaid, bounty hunter turned rancher, has one last job to complete before he can retire and raise his young ward on the land he owns.