A Tennessee backwoods beauty. A creole gentleman hiding his true allegiance. Against all odds, they find a dazzling passion that transcends time and warfare. Country girl, Rebecca Gordon proves she is the best shot in Tennessee when she wins a sharpshooter contest. On her deathbed, her mother reveals that Rebecca's real father is a Creole gentleman from New Orleans. As the Americans prepare for war against the British, Rebecca travels down the Mississippi to New Orleans in search of her heritage. There she meets American spy, Captain Blaine Caldwell and a passionate attraction flames between them. When Rebecca falls into the hands of a notorious Madam of Pleasure, intrigue and danger close around her, and Blaine must find a way to extricate his innocent beloved. As the British approach the city, Blaine is captured, and Rebecca must use all her skills in a desperate gamble to save his life and the love they are destined to share.