Handy Random, the man who killed the man that killed Tom Barkley, comes to Stockton. It's a happy reunion for all but Heath who hates the man, and for good reason. Everywhere he goes he starts range wars to profit from them.moreless
Jarrod is happy to see an old law school friend...until he learns there is a secret service agent on his tail. It seems everywhere Skyler goes counterfeit money follows, and Jarrod is determined to find out what's going on with his old friend.moreless
Nick returns from a trip from San Francisco with a big surprise. . . a fiancee!! While he is completely smitten with her, the rest of the family isn't so quickly won over. They see the truth, that she's just not ready to leave behind the life of parties and numerous suitors, to which she has become accustomed.moreless
While out counting cattle Heath comes across a dead animal. When he gets down off of his horse to investigate, he is shot by the same raw-hiders who killed the cow. When they realize that he is still alive, they decide to take him back to the ranch for a finder's "reward". Once there they find that all of the other men are gone for at least a week, leaving the house and all within ripe for the picking.moreless
Jarrod decides to bring home one of his clients, a young woman named Maybelle, for Christmas. Her accused crime, aiding and abetting her outlaw boyfriend, a boyfriend who recently escaped from jail and is now looking for Maybelle.moreless
A group of Irish immigrants settle down on Barkley land, believing that they bought the land legally. Nick, along with the others at first, believes they are merely squatters. They, however, refuse to believe that the land does not belong to them.moreless
Jarrod defends a man accused of murder, even though the only witness is his own brother, Heath.
An old childhood friend of Audra's returns whom she'd like to be involved with. She doesn't know however that he is emotionally disturbed - dangerously so.
Heath falls for a beautiful Spanish girl, whose father happens to be involved in a land dispute with the Barkleys! Her father disapproves of Heath because of his illegitimate birth, picturing a much finer bred man for his only daughter. He sets about using the land problems to break them apart.moreless