When she manages to get herself hired for the cattle
drive, Samantha believes all her prayers have been
answered. The hundred dollars she'll earn will pull her
family's Texas farm out of ruin and pay off their debts.
But keeping the cowhands fooled that she's a boy becomes
harder than she'd expected where one cowboy in particular
Matthew Hart wants two things: to forget the tragedies he
witnessed on the front lines of the War Between the
States, and to reclaim his cowboy life. The last thing he
wants is the responsibility of a tagalong youngster on the
cattle drive. His closed mind and hardened heart are
territory best left unexplored, until a fateful moment
turns his world upside down.
Matt discovers what and who "Sam" really is, and he is
furious. But soon a stronger emotion takes hold, and bound
by Samantha's secret, Matt is torn between revealing her
identity and his own sudden and frightening love for her.