When Catherine Breaux sets out to find her brother’s killer, getting set upon by bandits along the Natchez Trace is not in her plans. When all seems lost, a mysterious stranger comes pounding out of the night to scatter the outlaws. Wealthy planter, Jase St. Claire’s timely appearance is a mixed blessing. St. Claire saved Catherine from ravishment at the hands of the outlaws. . . now who will save her from him?