Sent to Cooper Bar-6 Ranch to supervise the household of its bachelor ranchers, Rebecca Harper manages in spite of the betrayals of her past. She attends to four of the Cooper sons as they work themselves to the bone running the ranch. To her surprise, Rebecca does well with these dispirited, good-hearted men. That is, until her routine comes to an abrupt halt. The missing father has come home.
A discouraged rancher. A driven barrel racer.
One sees a dead-end future. The other plans to dazzle the world.
Colt Cooper is besieged by the single women of Crook County, each fighting to stake her own claim on the handsome rancher. Though when a feisty redhead shows up for one of his horses, his thinking falters. It seems her sites are set on only one goal, and it’s not him.
They’ve gone their separate ways, each choosing noble paths until Providence brings them back together. When a ranch accident lands a hobbled Clayton Cooper under his ex-wife Peggy’s physical therapy care, their original attraction gnaws at them until Clay cuts and runs—straight into a near-fatal head trauma. If he awakens from the coma, will the pain of their past force them apart for good?