Agatha was the picture of primness and propriety, but her green eyes could blaze with anger-or sparkle with humorhellip; Scott was the picture of lazy charm and happy indifference to what others thought was right and wronghellip; They were enemies, then friends. Then the sweet innocence of a child opened their eyes and their hearts-and they were reborn in each otherrsquo;s arms by the soft, wondrous gift of lovehellip; Annotation. In the late 1800s, a southern gambler moves to Proffitt, Kansas, hoping to make a living as a saloonkeeper. But he soon becomes a target of the prohibition movement, led by the enchanting yet volatile Agatha Downing. They are hopeless adversaries--until the innocence of a child opens their eyes and hearts to each other.