Once a powerful Earth Elemental with the gift of making anything grow, Kincade Murphy is about to lose his failing ranch. If he can't recall his shattered power and restore his land, he and his foster siblings will be forced to leave their cherished sanctuary. He needs help, but getting it means risking discovery of his powers.
A fledgling plant biologist, Allyson Hamilton is determined to prove herself at her high-stakes university job. But when she takes on a research project at Kincade's ranch, she finds its secretive owner too captivating to ignore.
Cade has little reason to believe Ally can help him, but then she triggers tantalizing flashes of his sleeping gift. It's a balancing act between guilty deceit and heady desire, until they uncover a plot to force him off his land. Now he must risk it all to protect her...no matter how hard she is to resist.