Life had never been easy for Jaz Wheeler. When love touched her world only to be snatched away, emptiness settled around her heart. She barely cared enough to keep body and soul together until she landed on Hawk Hill and the Hopewell Farm. Somehow, the isolated farm caught her by the heart strings.
Aretha Hopewell, a bitter black woman, loves her farm but doesn’t like whites in general. She isn’t pleased that her mother talked her into hiring Jaz Wheeler, a white lesbian. In spite of their differences, love for the land and the animals hold both women to Hopewell Farm.
Six men are determined to run the women off Hopewell farm, or to kill them. The attempts on their lives forges a bond of friendship between the women. When Aretha is accused of murdering one of her tormentors, it is up to Jaz to find evidence that will absolve Aretha of the crime. Meanwhile, the attacks continue and the sheriff can't find a way to stop them and the town turns a blind eye.
The ultimatum to run or die strengthens Jaz’s resolve to fight, but can she survive the increasingly vicious assaults?