Is something wrong at the Halstead ranch? Lake Wood can't shake the feeling that trouble is in the wind for his pretty neighbor, Jane Halstead. First her uncle didn't show when he promised, and now suspicious strangers are lurking about her ranch. But is the trouble purely in his own imagination? Or is there real cause for concern? When odd happenings, jarring revelations, and convenient accidents pile up, Lake enlists the help of his family and friends to get to the bottom of things. But can they find the truth in time to foil the plot? And what more can Lake do to protect the girl he loves?