Avary Pine plays the cello like an angel. One evening she is attacked outside of the theater after a performance and is left without the use of her hand. Fast forward two years. After grueling physical therapy, Avary is determined to become the musician she once was. Her music coach encourages her to start playing in public again, but the mind doesn't heal as fast as the body.
Kaycee Darling has one thing on her mind: getting the juiciest, most provocative stories that will boost her career as a journalist. Setting her sights on Nirvana, Wyoming's fastest-growing retreat for the high-society, she won't stop until she's proven the R&R is nothing more than a romanticized meat market for the lonely of heart.
Exhausted with carrying around the weight of a damaged past, Cara is ready to take the ultimate step in finding her old self, before she met and married her evil husband. She needs to get away from the small town where rumors are spinning and people know her. When she visits Nirvana Ranch, an R&R, she realizes life isn't as bleak as she thought.
Roman Jericho and his brothers are known in Texas for their striking good looks and skill as ranchers - among other things that keep the ladies hot on their tails. The last thing Roman wants, or needs, is another marriage that ends with an empty bank account and bed, so he steers clear. Relationship Guru, Pippa Wilder, is at the top of her career. Two best-selling self-help books and speaking engagements all over the country, she offers advice that saves marriages.
Award-winning photographer Jax Morgan is dumped at the altar. Yet, she isn't the scorned bride missing a groom. She has tall, dark, and handsome on the horizon. Maverick McCade can't believe who just walked onto Nirvana Ranch in the middle of a blizzard, and on Valentine's Day. He's focused on making this day special, but he's in for an awakening that'll leave him sweltering.
Krista shows up at Nirvana, not for vacation, but because she wants a divorce. Yet when she sees her husband for the first time in years, the last thing she can think about is dissolution papers and freedom. She wants to saddle her cowboy and take a ride down memory lane with her stud.
A cowboy can always dream that a woman like Sofie Drake would turn his way, but from the second she came to work at Nirvana Ranch, she's treated Jared like spoiled milk. His reputation as a rebel and a womanizer doesn't weigh in his favor, but he never really cared what people thought of him, until Sofie. One night she shows up with a wine bottle and a lonely heart, and Jared is more than willing to help a lady out. One night with Sofie leaves Jared hungry for more, but when he learns that she's in love with the boss things might come to a skidding halt.
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage. Stripped of every tie to his home country, he determines to escape. As he crawls to the Siegfried Line, only he knows the hiding place of gold ingots melted from the jewelry of death camp prisoners. Wounded after assuming the identity of a fallen American soldier, Karl briefly deceives even himself.
"Well named story"
Gunnar Knox is on his second tour in Iraq when he gets an unexpected lifeline in the form of letters from a stranger, Pastor Trace Atwell. After six months of correspondence, the letters from the pastor stop coming. The last letter contains a family picture of the pastor, his wife and their son and an invitation to come and visit them at their farm when Gunnar's tour is up.