Tired of running from her past, nurse Kate Callison intends to become Austin Grace Hospitals permanent ER director and make Texas her home. Despite staff friction, shes moving ahead. Then unthinkable tragedy wraps the ER in crime tape, bringing swarms of media, legal chaosand a search-and-rescue hero who seems determined to meddle in her life.
For Wes Tanner, nothing beats finding someone whos lost; hes known that helpless terror firsthand. So hell expand his teams lifeline of hope: K9 tracking, swift water rescue, even horse-mounted searches. Hes ready for anythingexcept Austin Graces prickly and dismissive ER director.
As Kate and Wes discover more about each other, new respect becomes something deeper. Kate wonders if her heart might have finally found a home. Then an unsolved missing persons caseand a startling new onebecome catalysts that threaten the loss of all she and Wes have found.