The year is 1875. William and Annabelle Vance are cattle ranchers in Mariton, Montana where simply living is a struggle. They have fought against every cruelty that can come upon one family, yet somehow manage to survive. When William gets lost, alone in the Montana wilderness, and in Crow territory, Annabelle tries to hold on to her faith that her beloved is still alive and on his way home. Julia Barlow is new to Mariton. When she arrives, unwed and pregnant, suspicion is heavy. After being invited to stay with Annabelle during William's absence, friendships are made and tested as two women try and come to terms with the hardships they each face. Mark Holcomb is the owner of the Fiery Rose Saloon. After getting himself into serious trouble, he seeks out a man he knows can help get him out. The problem is, the trouble has only just begun.Join these unforgettable characters as each tries to find their own way in an unforgiving territory. They must battle loss of land, love, and even life. They will fight against pride, wild beast, and wild man, and all while struggling to survive Montana.