By Alexis Harrington
Published: February 20, 2010.
Althea Ford needs help with her rundown farm where she lives with her invalid sister, carrying the burden of her father's deathbed demand. The town sheriff delivers the local drunk to fill that need. Jeff Hicks, once the sheriff himself, has let his past overtake him. Together, Jeff and Allie discover that love might heal their old wounds. But spiteful enemies are determined to keep them apart.