Joel Easton is given an ultimatum by his grandfather - find a wife or lose his position in the lumber company that his grandfather owns. There is always the option of finding a mail-order bride like his younger brother, Maverick had married, but Joel's heart hasn't healed since his own bride-to-be left him standing at the altar four years ago.
Maranda Price is running away from yet another wedding, but this time it's her choice, not her parents. She made plans to stay at a friend's family cabin and keep out of sight until the scandal blows over, but instead... she finds herself injured and waking up with no memory as a handsome man with anger issues takes care of her. She gets the feeling she knows Joel Easton from somewhere. If only her memory could return before she falls in love with him.
Nicole Blake is running for her life. Nobody can know she ended up in Stumptown. To keep with her disguise, she agrees to work with her cousin at a saloon, not knowing what she was getting herself in to. But when her cousin is suddenly murdered, Nicole feels alone in the strange town. The only person she can trust is her employer, Caleb West. Yet, can she trust him at all? If he ever discovered her secret, he would send her packing for sure. But, try as she might, she can’t fight the pull of attraction between them, especially when he is the first man ever to kiss her. Now she definitely can’t tell him the truth.