Sabine Radowski’s rocky childhood left her looking for a stable future for her daughter. So when the insurance payment arrives from her estranged husband’s passing, she brings her dream alive and buys a ranch. And though she’s determined never to lean on another man, she’d still appreciate the handsome former owner’s help to get things running… Tanner Bond is plagued by the guilt of the death of his wife and daughter. Ready to flee the property that reminds him of his loss, caring for his sick grandmother forces him to put his plans on hold. But despite the new owner’s young daughter being an ever-present reminder of his burning grief, Tanner finds himself falling for the fiery widow.
Ben Evers is a drifter that never stays in one place too long, always hankering to see what’s over the next horizon. His traveling companion—an eagle. He lives by two rules. Mind his own business and always treat women with respect. The first rule stands him in good stead until he meets former Texas Ranger John T. McAllen and his niece Kate Landon. The two are drawing him into their lives and Ben knows from personal experience no good ever comes from getting involved in other folks’ trouble.
Dolly Pryce recognizes that she’s too bold, very quirky and a square peg in a round hole. Growing up in the London neighborhood where she’d never fit in, she learned to let her differences shine through her style, attitude and her life goals. She loves her family, friends, career, and her light-hearted romantic life. But, suddenly she feels dissatisfaction creeping in and wonders if it’s time to find someone special who will appreciate her uniqueness and give her a heart to graft hers into. Could that someone special already be on the fringes of her life?