"He's not the only one with something to hide. Chance Hardin has spent many good years as a ranch manager on the Southern Cross. But now it's time to move on. His brothers want him to join them in the oil business--equal partners. But spending every day with them, Chance would never be able to keep his secret. So to protect their father's memory, he'll deny his Texas ambitions. Until Shay Dumont literally crashes into his life. Who is the beautiful stranger? For the first time, Chance is very interested in the truth. Telling his brothers about the past could destroy their relationship, but it could also bring him everything he's ever wanted. Including Shay, who is hiding a secret he doesn't suspect. The truth will challenge everything he knows--about his family, Shay and himself"--Publisher.