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. When Olivia's stepfather offers him a fortune to track the girl down, Mac jumps at the chance to get ahead for once in his life.
What he hadn't counted on was running headlong into a fiery Olivia, and everything he thought he knew about the job changing before his very eyes.
One shotgun, a stormy night, a crazy scheme, and some hasty "I do"s make for one heck of an adventure as the reluctant newlywed Mac and his strong-willed bride Olivia seek refuge on his ranch.
As the pair stumble blindly onto the path of unknown danger, will they find their journey leads to true love? Or will evil triumph before they have a chance to recognize what is right in front of their noses?