From small town to boomtown, Rainwater, Oklahoma, is drenched with wealth when a gusher floods the streets with drillers, welders and roustabouts of every description. Jill Jones, the spunky, hardworking wildcat who runs her aunt's hotel, is unprepared for the attention she suddenly receives from the women-hungry men. Despite her attempts to thwart their advances, she finds herself cornered by them on the street one day, until the good-looking Thad Taylor comes to her rescue, arousing both her temper and desire. Believing Jill to be a "street flapper" Thad makes it his duty to curb her wild ways. But Jill wants nothing to do with Thad - until a woman's dead body is found in town. Now, Jill is all too willing to accept Thad's protection...but will she be willing to accept more?