Samantha, or Sam to her friends, feels betrayed and leaves Texas, heartbroken. She's looking for a job that will take her back to her one love; ranching. Trevor is suddenly running a large ranch on his own after the sudden death of his parents in a plane crash. The ranching is not a problem, but he has no clue how to keep the books or run the office and is frustrated when Sam shows up at his door looking for a job as a bookkeeper. She is familiar with his bookkeeping program and when she quickly gets his past due bills paid for him, he hires her on the spot. She soon comes across a mystery in his books, though, and sets out to investigate. After finally getting her to talk a bit about her past, he hears something that doesn't sound right to him and hires his old friend, who is now a private detective, and they do some investigating of their own. The feisty little redhead sure knows how to get under his skin, but she also works her way into his heart. Her temper doesn't scare him off like it did other men because he has his own special way of dealing with her tantrums. It may be effective, but she's not sure she can live with his unique way of showing her how much he cares. Follow along as the persistent pair make their way past stampeding cattle, a mountain lion, and other twists and turns in their path.