Post civil war Washington is left reeling after the assassination of Lincoln. For Mirinda Caldwell the torment hits far too close to home when her brother is accused and sentenced to hang for his part in the horrible act. Determined to keep him from his fate, she will do whatever necessary to see him free.
For Heath Falstaff, the beautiful Mirinda Caldwell is both beguiling and mysterious. She is also a murderer, poisoning the men who stand in the way of setting her brother free. Pursuing her through the war-torn south, he is determined to bring her back to face the punishment for her crimes. But will he see justice served, or will she entangle his heart in her silken web