Four years ago Aideen Shannon ran away, her heart broken. Swearing she'd never return to a town that sees her as nothing but trouble, she's worked hard to rebuild her life.
The sudden death of her stepfather drags her back kicking and screaming. She finds a once successful ranch run into the ground, painful memories and, worst of all, Bryce Carlisle waiting for her.
Driven by the need to prove everyone wrong, Aideen digs her heels. She'll do whatever is necessary to resurrect the once successful ranch, even if it means living with the pain of returning to compete in the rodeo circuit.
Her stubbornness sets her straight on a collision course with Bryce, who has no problem upending a certain hot tempered, sassy female over his knee. But when strange incidents start to happen, will he be able to keep her safe?
Can Bryce and Aideen overcome their mutual hostility and put the secrets and lies of the past to rest before it is too late?