Galveston, Texas, 1880. A mysterious widow hires Pinkerton agent Jonah Cahill to find her granddaughter. Mrs. Smith insists that she and her companion, Madeline Latour, accompany him. An investigative reporter, Madeline won't let anyone ruin the story of a lifetime. As the investigation grows dangerous, they forge an uneasy truce. Is there a bigger story to be revealed?