She's the new girl in town. Genevieve Slate never thought she'd return to small-town life. But she didn't expect that the man she loved would reject her, either. Now living in quaint Lane's End, Ohio, Gen's starting over. Her job at the local police station is perfect, and she's ready for her first case. What she isn't prepared for is the instant chemistry she feels when she meets math teacher Cary Hudson. While getting to know new people is on Gen's to-do list, between the basketball fever that's gripped Lane's End and a vandal who's not making Gen's job any easier, who has time for romance? Besides, Cary's healing from a broken heart, too, so there's no way he'd be interested in anything more than friendship. Or would he…?