Rancher Daddy Morgan Walsh will do just about anything to connect with the son who continues to keep him at arm's length. Even ask a favor of ex-fianc e Tabitha Rennie. And what young Nathan desperately wants is for Tabitha to train his late mother's horse. But Tabitha is also determined to keep her distance. As soon as she's paid off her father's debts, she'll leave town and the painful memories of the real reason she abruptly left Morgan all those years ago. Yet spending time with Morgan and his son is sparking dreams she can't deny: of family, fresh starts and first loves that last a lifetime.