In the midst of the 1905 oil boom in Humble, Texas, Charity Bloom’s fiancé storms out of the church on their wedding day with her dearest friend on his heels. Every tongue in Humble is wagging, but what other conclusion can they make? With a girl left stranded at the altar her friend should rush to comfort her, not her rogue ex-fiancé. So why is Charity more upset over losing her friend than losing her man? And why are her thoughts consumed by the handsome young oilman who found oil in her own backyard, turning her whole life upside down?