In this emotional and sexy New Adult debut from Brighton Walsh, the only thing more frightening than commitment is hope Aspiring chef Cade Maxwell is immediately, viscerally attracted to Winter Jacobson. But it s not her mouthwatering curves he s drawn to it s the strange emptiness in her eyes. When Cade saves her from a drunken customer with grabby hands, he s shocked at her response Winter doesn t need Cade s help. After a lifetime of getting by on her own, she s happy to rely on herself. She s exactly seventy-six days away from graduating college, and if she can hold it together that long, she ll finally be able to rise above the crappy hand she was dealt. But now, every time she turns around, Cade is there, ready to push her, smile at her, distract her from her plans. Winter knows she can t afford to open up especially to a man she s terrified to actually want "