Ulianna had worked hard to erase her Russian accent and to get through college with a degree in journalism. Now she needs a job. But, instead of the traditional interview she has been sent on an assignment. The migration of wolves back into Eastern Oregon has become a problem for the ranchers there. Those trying to make a living from the land are in competition with those trying to protect the natural land and its native inhabitants.
As this romance begins, the second novel from Mary Vine, Uli is lost trying to find the home of one of the largest ranchers in the area. Jackson Holt, the male interest, is one of those who worries about the loss of his livestock to the wolves. Uli wishes to interview him as part of her journalism assignment. As their lives entangle, caution, fear of commitment, and the pressures of Uli's family who are clinging to their Russian heritage, unwilling, afraid to change makes this and future encounters with Jackson uncomfortable..
Woven throughout this story is a minor mystery. As Uli and Jackson's lives entangle and the sexual desire grows in each, someone is trying to drive Uli out of the area in hopes she won't finish her story. As the opposing forces clash with the wolves in the center and as Uli's and Jackson's needs overcome their concerns, the story ends with a surprising twist.