Hannibal Heyes is an outlaw trying to go straight. He's wanted dead or alive. The former leader of the Devil's Hole Gang doesn't have time or room for a woman in his life. But when he saves a girl from a band of murdering thieves, everything changes. With the threat of murderers on their tail and the ever growing attraction he has to his young and innocent new charge, Heyes must get to his quick drawing partner fast. Because he doesn't know who's a bigger threat to her...the villains or himself.
Evangeline has lost everything. Her family has been murdered and her innocence and freedom nearly lost. But when she is rescued by a handsome, dimple faced cowboy, a whole new life opens up to her. Now she faces an uncertain future and an undeniable, burgeoning sexual awareness of her rescuer. As their friendship and their love grows, she finds that behind the strong, seemingly unshakable man, stands the shadow of a lost, lonely little boy who just may need rescuing himself.