They can t hide from desire After life as a cop in Denver leaves him burned-out, Lucas Ridgeway returns to Walkers Ford, South Dakota, to serve as their chief of police. He s hoping to start over with a clean slate and avoid any emotional entanglements even after his next-door neighbor kisses him senseless. Alana is passionate, dedicated, and most importantly leaving town soon. So why not have some fun? Alana Wentworth comes from a larger-than-life political family, yet all she wanted was to be a librarian. Then after an embarrassing marriage proposal from Mr. Not-For-Her, she jumps at the chance to live her dream for a few months. She wasn't supposed to get involved with the community or sexy, troubled Lucas. But when the time comes for Alana to put Walkers Ford behind her, she s not ready. And Lucas may not be ready for her to go "