Margo Moon is a lesbian author who's just trying to figure things out. Margo lives with her lovely partner, a big pack of dogs, a large pride of felines and a three-horse herd. She has a perpetual student loan payment and, like all living things, she longs for something she hasn't quite found.
Margo is lucky enough to have her own little piece of Kentucky soil called Happy Hands Ranch, where they live by the motto: KEEP YOUR HANDS HAPPY
Someone is killing poachers in Tennessee, and Canadian journalist Alexis Jule wants to investigate. So she wangles an assignment to show up before hunting season begins, hoping to get her bearings and talk to the locals. Her first interview is with a female hermit. But Faye Carson turns out to be like no hermit Alex could have imagined. Faye is also a chief suspect in the murders.