Katie Salinger has spent most of her adult life looking for the next big adrenaline rush. But the extreme-sports journalist faces her greatest challenge when she returns to Lone Oak, Kansas…and meets the attractive, secretive doctor who's intent on buying her beloved family home. Ever since he returned from Africa, Dr. Noah Fletcher has been haunted by a tragic loss. His hometown thinks he's a hero, including Katie, the risk taker, who's determined to uncover all his secrets. Noah can't deny their mutual attraction. But he also can't let her close. Because the last time he fell in love, it almost killed him.