She's a nerdy academic with a hopeless crush. He's a rugged outdoorsman who's never looked at her twice.
Brooke Griffiths is fed up with being treated like she's fragile. Sure, she spent a couple of decades dealing with chronic illness, but she's ready to grab life by the horns… if only people like Jack Farrelly would stop trying to 'protect' her.
For years, the gorgeous adventure guide never noticed her. After a stolen kiss, she thought that had changed, but her hopes quickly went up in smoke. Unfortunately, she needs his help if she wants to keep a promise to a friend who passed away.
Jack is grumpy and distant, but the more time they spend together, the more she realizes it's all a façade. The real Jack is a raw, heartbroken mess. She's falling for him, but he's determined not to open his heart again.