Following the death of Jamie s father, her mother decides to sell her house and start a new life elsewhere, forcing the nineteen-year-old to uproot, move on, and find a new path. She goes to stay with her beloved grandmother on a rustic ranch deep in the Columbia River Gorge, hoping they will be enough to heal her torn heart. Returning to her childhood sanctuary seems the perfect prescription for Jamie to discover who and what she is made of. But a chance meeting with Lance a stubborn and extremely handsome rodeo cowboy who confuses Jamie at every turn upsets her isolated hideaway. The two are undeniably drawn to each other, and their relationship blossoms into an old-fashioned romance that complicates and yet enriches Jamie s future. Eventually Jamie s experiences allow her to branch out on her own terms, armed with her grandmother s unconditional love and ageless wisdom. She finds a new apartment and an exciting, fulfilling career so why are her heart and soul yearning for the majestic Columbia River Gorge? In this novel, a young woman seeks a new start following a tragedy and finds healing and romance in the refuge provided by her grandmother s ranch."