When the smoke has cleared
from the battlefields and the civil war has finally ended, fervent
Union supporter Beth Bennet reluctantly moves with her family
from their home in Meryton, Ohio, to the windswept plains of
Rosings, Texas. Handsome, haughty Will Darcy, a Confederate officer
back from the war, owns half the land around Rosings, and his
even haughtier cousin, Cate Burroughs, owns the other half.
In a town as small as Rosings,
Beth and Will inevitably cross paths. But as Will becomes enchanted
with the fiery Yankee, Beth wont allow herself to warm
to the man who represents the one thing she hates most: the army
that killed her only brother.
But when carpetbagger George
Whitehead arrives in Rosings, all that Beth thought to be true
is turned on its head, and the only man who can save her home
is the one she swore shed never trust