Detective Mark Kncaid was worn to the bone after his years on New York's tough city streets. Upon his return to Whitehorn, all he wanted was peace and quiet--not some sweet, adorable do-gooder messing up the sanctity of his brooding existence. His neighbor Darcy Montague was all sugar and spice, endearing herself with loaves of pumpkin bread and intimate dinners for two. Mark kept up his guard, knowing from experience that he could be hurt beyond repair. Was Darcy Montague too good to be true, or just the woman to make his heart come alive.
Loved this book. Such a delight to read. Mark and Darcy are two people who need to come to terms with their past before they can move on. Especially Mark who is running away from something in his past. Darcy is running away from something she has to deal with for the rest of her life but the men in her life once they find out they run for the hills.