Elsie Meadows is a driven young woman, wanting to show the Claytons that her family can not be bullied. Will it destroy her?
Elsie has worked the ranch since her daddy died. Fighting the rich family, who use dirty tactics, to take over the town. The Claytons, have bought up much of Grafton Crest but the Meadows ranch is holding out.
At last, they can afford to hire a ranch hand, and Tex Marshall intrigues Elsie. For the first time in years she is thinking about something other than the ranch and their dispute with the Claytons.
Only Tex has troubles of his own. A secret in his past that stops him getting involved.
When the Claytons step up their pressure, Elsie is put in danger. Can Tex save her and come to terms with his own feelings?