In the small West Texas town of Burson, the murder of one of the richest young men in the city has the entire community in a whisper.
As police chief Ward Thompson and sheriff Buck Jones combine their services to identify the killer and find the motive for the murder, five of the city's prominent business owners become entangled with the events that lead up to the tragic event.
With a varied cast of characters including the owner of the local diner, the bank president's secretary, and the murder victim's widow, the epic story of a small town is revealed and no corner of it left unscathed.
Weddings, divorces, and second weddings leave a suspicious trail that may lead to the identity of the of the murderer. West Texas high school football, square dancing, gambling in Las Vegas, and hunting and fishing trips in a strange way, contribute to solving the case.
As a curious web of interrelated events unfold, the question remains: Who Drew the Two?