When Joy McGuire arrives in the sleepy Missouri town of Heron's Landing, she thinks she's left her past behind in Chicago. As a journalist, Joy just wants to write--and to forget. When she meets local vineyard owner Adam Danvers though, she discovers not only her next story, but a man who makes her heart pound faster. The only problem? Adam hates journalists. But when he kisses her, she forgets that she's supposed to hate him. Instead, she soon realizes she's given him her heart.After losing his wife in a tragic accident three years ago, Adam Danvers has focused solely on his family's vineyard, River's Bend. But when Joy bursts into his life, he can't stop wanting her; everything about her makes his blood sing. Their battle of wills soon turns into a storm of desire, but just as things heat up, trouble shows up to wreak chaos in Heron's Landing. Now Adam must confront his demons--or lose the woman he loves.