Reese Carter and Juliana Farrell meet again after a year. The red-hot ruby brings them back together, but other dangers come along with the gem. Officer Josh Williams is still searching for Carter, and any occasion is good to arrest him.
Carter also faces an old acquaintance, not particularly fond of him. Miss Vaughn is determined to get her revenge on Carter who made fun of her. Carter will have to run for his life, but he may find an ally where he least expected it.