As a Washington DC correspondent, Liz had made her mark. And she was looking at a promotion-a job anchoring the nightly news for one of the major networks when her life began to fall apart. Always one to keep cool under pressure, Liz left the capital for here neglected country house in the reaches of Virginia. Deke couldn't believe his eyes. What was a celebrity like Liz doing in Woodsley, Virginia? Unlike Washington, Woodsley couldn't offer much more than an earful of gossip, a small collection of livestock, and a few hundred apple trees. But life as a journalist had taught Liz how to roll with the punches. She could deal with bats and cobweb ghosts, but she was a sucker for the charms of her drop-dead gorgeous neighbor. In Deke's arms, Liz found the love and passionthat had missing in her life. His strong embrace was tempting, but Liz knew she couldn't hide from the world to long. Liz had a story to break--before it broke her spirit forever.