Carolyn "Carrie" Campbell, an oil company surveyor posing as a genealogist, is in Naconiche County, Texas, scouting for land to lease. A speeding ticket lands her in the courthouse of Frank Outlaw, a widower who quickly asks her out. Carolyn's deception regarding her identity proves altogether trickier now that she's in a relationship with the local judge. Continuing her Outlaw Brothers series, Jan Hudson delivers
a first-class tale with The Judge (4.5).