She's desperate. He's loyal. Will a dark lie hold them back from finding love on the ranch? Tricia only wants what's best for her children. That's why the widow rushed into the arms of another man so quickly, only to suffer violent, terrifying abuse. Looking for a safe haven as she saves up for a second chance, she returns to her estranged father's ranch and struggles to ignore the attention of a very handsome cowboy… Horse trainer Mason prizes loyalty above all. So when his boss asks him to spy on Tricia, he shakes off his attraction to do so. But as the wayward woman stirs his heart, he starts to wonder if loyalty should take a back seat to love. As the two slowly connect, Mason fears that the truth about his task could send Tricia running off all over again. Will a lie trample love's spark, or can Tricia and Mason open their hearts to happiness?