Ever since she was a starry-eyed seventeen-year-old, Mandy Thomson had been head over heels in love with ruggedly handsome Jake Miller. But back then they had been too young to make it work. Now, ten years later, unfinished business brought them together again in what was to be Mandy's triumphant ride to glory. However, when a life-altering accident trampled Mandy's rodeo pursuits, she found herself sharing close quarters with the rock-solid-undeniable sexy--man she couldn't forget. Driven by grit and determination, the willful cowgirl was hell-bent on fending for herself. Yet, despite their passionate discord, Jake was just as determined to stand by her when the going got tough. What would it take for Jake to heal Mandy's shattered spirit, and she her lover's heart?