When Tom Tolley, ex-Confederate fighter in the Civil War returns home to the family farm in Arizona, he is met with flying lead...The heiress is Mary-Ann, daughter of millionaire Huey J. Charters. Sparks fly when Tom, dispossessed of his farm, meets the impish heiress. But they are thrown together against a hostile town, a scheming murderer and the secretive Jed Carbone. Can Mary-Ann's wilful nature be turned into courage when events take a gruesome turn?