In 1886, Whirlwind, Texas, Dr. Annalise Fine is shocked that her newest patient is the cowboy she once loved. Though severely injured, Matt Baldwin wants nothing to do with the woman who rejected his marriage proposal and left him seven years ago to become a doctor. He never believed or responded to her letter claiming that she hadn’t known she was carrying their child until she miscarried.
Despite their past hurts, her analysis of his unique wounds has them joining forces to find his attacker. They soon learn that dangerous secrets abound in Whirlwind. Secrets someone will kill to protect. Working together to find out who's behind the brutal assault forces them to face their past and they must trust each other or they could both wind up dead.