A new start. A short term project. That's all it was meant to be.
Losing his wife in a car accident has left Troy Smith doubtful of ever finding love again. He's tried, but failed. Now he thinks he's found solace as a hard-working business partner at Gumtrees Winery - a boutique vineyard tucked away in the small town and region of the Hunter Valley. It's a huge change from his cocky cowboy days living in the USA.
Kelleigh Johnstone needs a break from dealing with the mess and debt her fraudulent ex-boyfriend left behind. The opportunity to manage a project in the Hunter Valley seems like the perfect escape.
When these two strangers meet, a one-night stand delivers unexpected surprises. Troy is shocked when he finds out Kelleigh represents the company trying to purchase his vineyard for a new golf resort. In order to protect his vineyard home and community, Troy must do whatever it takes to stop the project from proceeding.
Kelleigh and Troy may be on opposite sides of the boardroom table, but when they are together the attraction is hard to deny. Their love hate romance grows but with livelihoods at stake and broken hearts vulnerable, who will risk everything for a second chance at love?
Will Kelleigh see past his cocky cowboy arrogant ways to find romance?
A small town love story set in a vineyard.
A modern cowboy romance.