Ten years have passed since the ruthless Boggs brothers massacred Jessalea Richardson's entire family. Now seventeen, the courageous beauty disguises herself as a boy and sets off to find the murderers and deliver her own brand of justice. Armed with a Colt, a draw as fast lightning, and a burning desire for revenge, Jessalea doesn't count on have any distractions.
Char Daniels, a charming, skirt-chasing gunslinger, certainly doesn't plan on falling in love. But on a chance encounter in a San Antonio saloon, Char saves the plucky gal from a cowardly backshooter. Now forced on the run together, Jessalea and Char must cross the scorching wilds of Texas, hiding from the law, tracking down the Boggses ... and fighting a mounting attraction that threatens to overwhelm them both.