With the new millennium on the horizon, Mike Mallon is a senator in Washington DC, while Nevada Jennings is looking forward to a life and family with Marion Howe. In this book, Katie and Steve Kendricks lead the Double M into the twentieth century. After Katie's death Steve is left alone to watch as their children grow to adulthood to face World War I and the consequences that tragic battle brings about. When their son, Mallon, refuses to return to the Double M after the war, the ranch becomes the responsibility of Suzanna and her husband, Clay, along with Nevada's son, Ralph, and his British war bride, Barbara. Together they work to bring prosperity to the ranch and peace between the children who grow up together in the same was as Suzanna and Ralph did a generation earlier.