He'd left the town of Misunderstood without a backward glance, his bad boy reputation firmly set in stone. And as Tess Buchanan had watched him drive away, a spark within her seemed to dim. But one bright summer morning the pretty teacher glanced out her window to find him staring back. Jake walker had returned. Now local gossips were having a field day. Her humdrum fiance was getting mighty nervous. And everyone, especially Tess, was holding thier breath to see what - or, more importantly, who - that wild Walker wanted.