The story is more about the relationship that develops between two individuals - he has a tortured past and is the strong silent type, She is sympathetic and working on being stronger herself. Nice secondary characters, makes you want to see if there are more in a series. Not quite a keeper but enjoyable.
With two young sons to look out for and her vengeful ex on their trail, Kate Quinn thought the Circle S looked like the perfect place to hide out. They could build a new life, a safe life. And if love never came her way, so what?
But she hadn't counted on Tanner McCall, the intimidating half-breed who ran the ranch with an iron fistand a closed heart. Something about Tanner got to her, making her dream of love under the stars and becoming a family at last.
In the shadow of the Rockies lies a land where passions run highand love can last forever.