Inheriting the family farm, Rachel and Sherry Collier give up their pampered life in Mobile and move to the rural town of Evergreen, Alabama. After they arrive, the women discover their relative Darlyn MacKinstry was murdered. Accidents continue to happen at the farm, convincing them the murderer is still around. Realizing the danger they are in, Rachel seeks help from the local police.
Sheriff Jake Brewer is on the case but his attraction to Rachel is hindering his judgment. Who could have killed Darlyn and why? Neighbor Oscar Newcume’s sudden romantic interest in Sherry worries him. Added to Jake’s list of suspects is Rachel’s Grandmother Barbara. Why would a woman who hasn’t set foot on the farm in thirty years unexpectedly return?
When Sherry is kidnapped Jake and Rachel strive to prevent her from meeting the same fate as Darlyn. Will they find her in time?