Bethany Darling doesn't kiss men at first sight...until she falls into the arms of a handsome cowboy bartender. A mysterious stranger, Mike helps scare off Bethany's obnoxious ex-boyfriend. Mike's touch feels like coming home. But Bethany's so not interested. Between stalled-out dreams of becoming a painter, troubles reconnecting with her sprawling foster family, and the happy chaos of her sister's upcoming wedding, Bethany's already in over her head. But each time she and Mike stumble across each other in small-town Chandlerville...sparks fly. A famous photographer hiding under a Stetson, Mike Taylor recognizes Bethany as a kindred artistic spirit. Together they rekindle her passion for painting - and she inspires him in unexpected, undeniable ways. Then when Mike's own past threatens to tear apart his present, Bethany becomes his safe place to turn. Can these two wandering souls finally trust their hearts? Or will they run from the forever love they never expected to find?