A widowed mother of two, Nancy, in financial peril struggles to maintain her farm. The neighbours, an aggressive father and son, however, have been pressuring her to sell. Then one day a stranger, Aden, who claims to be a friend of her husband, enters the property looking to work for board and shelter. Nancy keeps him on and an attraction is formed despite the concerns of her eldest daughter. But someone is hiding a secret and as tensions mount the shocking truth puts the family in grave danger.