The one thing Emerson Grey never imagined for her life was clambering back to her hometown, her tail tucked tight between her legs. Trading the big city lights for her quiet, mountainous town of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, Emerson is desperate to outrun the disaster of her recent broken engagement. But when running lands her against the steel chest of the mysterious new guy in town, Emerson finds herself desperate for an entirely different kind of escape. A six-two statue of pure testosterone kind of escape. And why not, she’s only in town for two weeks…
Preston White never pictured himself as a small town guy, but running mountain roads with the picturesque views beats pounding the treadmill any day. It also beats facing the dark past lingering in the shadows. But the one thing Preston hadn’t bet on was a fiery redhead blowing through this small town. From the moment her soft hands pressed against his chest, Preston felt the odd thump against his ribs that went silent the day his wife died.
Now, Preston must get Emerson to forget more than her name, he needs her to forget the past or risk letting his future slip away…