Twenty years in prison has tamed Jack McGraw, or so he thought. He returns to Crockett, Texas, where he meets his daughter, Rebecca, for the first time, and discovers that he must save her and their farm from Ben Page. Unknown to Rebecca, Page has found crude oil on an unused part of the farm. A sample sent to Pittsburg confirmed its value, and Page alone knows it’s worth millions.
While McGraw deals with fatherhood, and copes with Rebecca’s suitor, John, he must also protect her from Page’s henchmen: Frank Miller and Billy McCarthy. Frank and Billy kidnap Rebecca, leading to a three-state manhunt. During the hunt, McGraw meets Nancy Lowe. Not since the passing of his long-dead wife has he felt the stir of love ….