Clara Fuller has her hands full trying to keep her father's ranch running. When rustlers hit the county, they seem to be focused on her cattle. Her foreman, Jake Talley, and the sheriff think they have things under control when someone is shot.
Jake is suspicious when a man is seriously injured while guarding the ranch. His curiosity leads him to clues and possibly a premature grave. His feelings grow for the rancher's daughter as he vows to do all he can to keep her safe.