K9 Handler Joe Griffin, was at Ground Zero the day the Towers fell. Even after nearly twenty years, that day still haunts him. He might have left the NYPD far behind when he took a position as an instructor and team member for Disaster City Search and Rescue Academy, but five more years of intense search and rescue has left him feeling like he needs a change. So when he meets a rescue agent from the Wild Animal Protection Agency, he decides the offered position to help rescue wild horses in the remote parts of America is exactly what he and his K9 partner, Legend, need.
Being the only female veterinarian for the western branch of the Wild Animal Protection Agency, Dana Huxley is used to being hit on by the single agents that float through her hospital. That’s why when Joe Griffin blows into her life without a single wink or forward comment, she’s suddenly intrigued by the veteran search and rescue officer. As they work together to save a pack of hunted wild horses, romantic feelings form between the two workaholics.