Brooke Whitney is seeking a haven, not love.
Having abdicated her industrialist father’s manipulation, and the questionable business practices demanded of her in his huge corporation, Brooke accepts a job as secretary to a Missouri rancher. But her employer and his small daughter soon begin to complicate her life in ways that involve her heart.
Rancher Barrett Channing has agreed to spend several months on an agricultural work assignment in South America and needs full-time office management while he’s gone. Since losing his beloved wife in a plane crash, he has no plans to risk another marriage. Determined to ignore the way he is unexpectedly drawn to his new secretary, he puts time and space between them, hoping the attraction will go away. But will it?