Ida Keller's life is a series of turbulent events. Ever since she remembered, she's been running. She runs from heartbreak and fear. She runs from a troubled past. She runs from mistakes and broken promises until wandering into the quiet town of Barnhill and finding tranquility under the direction of Christopher Trapp. Christopher Trapp, saloon and brothel owner, isn't one to mix business with pleasure. He protects his girls at all costs, even the at the cost of his heart. Resolved to a solitary life, he never deviates, or even wants to, until he crosses paths with the enchanting Ida. When a vile criminal from Ida's life arrives and threatens her safety, Chris fights his internal desire for her, yet fights to protect her with every desire he possesses. Together, they decide if love can conquer the evils of their pasts and allow comfort in each other's arms.