She trusts everyone. He trusts no one.
When 17-year-old Grady is chosen as the first candidate in Cecily’s new program to give the less advantaged a fresh start, Cecily is thrilled. Bryce not so much, because he's stuck mentoring the kid. Meanwhile, cattle are being killed across the state, and the Triple-D’s herd is no exception. Soon things escalate, and it’s more than the cattle in danger.
Derek Cooper has left the life of an Army Ranger and a covert ops agent for Blackthorne, Inc. to run a cattle ranch in the Colorado mountains. Peace-loving Sabrina Barton believes in second chances, and she's running a vocational culinary school to prove it. When they discover a potential bioterrorism plot, they'll have to put their attraction on hold while they search for a way to prevent it.
For ex-Ranger Tim Halloran, a quiet life on a cattle ranch makes his world turn. Rebecca Morgan spins his world in another direction. What will he give up to keep her safe? Rebecca needs a high-paying job to help cover her young nephew’s skyrocketing medical expenses. When her ex comes back into her life, she will stop at nothing to thwart his plans, even partnering with a wisecracking cowhand.