When the body of a Mexican laborer is found with its throat slit on the property of Emma's son-in-law's richest client, Emma gets caught between her boss's resolve to put the broken-hearted old rancher behind bars and her son-in-law's determination to prove the bitter old man innocent. Emma needs to find the killer fast. Her search uncovers a dark legacy of lies, hatred and star-crossed love.
Meanwhile Emma's budding romance with Jack Russo is crumbling. How much of his past is the wealthy East Coast transplant hiding from her? When the love of Emma's life resurfaces on Facebook, Emma must make a choice. Will she embrace an uncertain future or her romantic past?