Candace McLachlan is beyond excited to return to Minnow, Montana for her brother’s wedding. As an overworked English teacher, she’s in desperate need of a summer vacation. But even twelve years after her parents’ divorce, she’s surprised to discover there’s one family in town still bitter against her own.
Ray Heathcliff has no interest in romance, so he mostly keeps himself busy running the family bookstore. After the drama of his sister’s failed marriage, followed by losing his wife and his mom, Ray can’t handle anymore heartbreak. And though he knows Candace should be off limits, he can’t seem to stay away from her.
Minnow is alight with preparations for the McLachlan wedding, and Ray is sure the romantic atmosphere is what keeps drawing him back to Candace. But after a few illicit kisses and family brawls, Ray has to make a decision: will he open his heart to love again, or is theirs a forbidden romance that will never be?