Sunshine Parker didn't walk away from Tender Root, he ran. Joining the rodeo let his body be beaten by broncos for money, instead of his father for free. After an injury forces him to return to his hometown, he heads to the Long Ranch, the one place that's always accepted him. Melody Long is Long Ranch's first cowgirl in 100 years. With brothers and cousins always looming in the background, Melody had given up on dating long ago.
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Three years ago, a heart-broken Merryn Sota got in a SUV and drove away from California. Call it fate or serendipity, but when the vehicle broke down outside of Braden, Iowa, she fell in love with the calm and community. Using her skill as a baker, she opened up Braden Buttery Bites Bakery which the town lovingly renamed the Triple B. Every confection she makes heals her wounded heart a little bit. Ever since the tragedy, the only way Austin Larsen can cope with life is to have it completely regimented.
With an all-consuming focus Matthias Jessup has sacrificed his body in pursuit of greatness. But while he's enjoyed the spoils of being an elite athlete, the physical punishment can only be held at bay for so long. He knows his time is running out and he will have to face his future soon.
Betsy Flynn's star is rising as she serves as the color sports reporter for the local CBS affiliate. Her focus, knowledge, and high heels have become a staple along every sideline in Minneapolis, but a rodeo has come to Minnesota and this Texas transplant will have to go back to her roots. Five years ago, pick-up man JT Long chose his best friend's rodeo career over the love of his life, Betsy....
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Savannah Georgio stopped wondering about who her father was before she turned eight. Her mother made it clear she would never tell. So why worry about someone who would never be there? Only someone did know about her, and soon she was on her way to Tender Root, New Mexico, to inherit land from a man she never knew.