Sarah Dawson felt she became part of the Stage West family when she met and become friends with Lindsay Matthews. After graduating from college, Sarah spends some time at the Matthews family ranch, Stage West, and hears some remarks that destroy her self-confidence and she flees without a word to anyone. Five years later, a newspaper article about her foundation draws the attention of the Matthews family, especially Dalton. He is surprised when he comes in contact with Sarah and finds her stunningly beautiful. He is confused by her attitude towards him until a secret is revealed. Can he work through the hurt he caused and repair the damage? Or will Sarah’s other painful secret keep them further apart? Dalton’s story is the first of the Stage West series.