Emily Parker is an outlaw on the run. Dressed as a boy and wounded by a bullet, she seeks shelter from the cold winter’s night in Jake Stewart’s old barn. Barricading herself in a stall behind a bale of hay, she’s ready to shoot anyone who dares enter her temporary sanctuary.
When Jake discovers an injured fugitive hiding in his barn, his only thought is to save the young man’s life. When he discovers his patient is a lady in disguise, he realizes he’s stumbled upon trouble with a capital T. As he nurses Emily back to health, Jake learns the true meaning of love and vows to help her anyway he can . . . even if it means marriage.