Joyce Radway's life changes abruptly when her beloved Aunt Mary dies. Her cousin and his wife take over the household, relegating Joyce to a position of servitude. She escapes and runs away, but only narrowly escapes some criminals. Then unbeknown to her, she's being followed. Who can she depend on but the Lord to protect her when men are a law unto themselves? One man wishes her ill and the other wants to win back her heart.