Presley Benson’s perfect life is turned upside down when her husband tragically abandons her forever, leaving her alone to care for her two ten-year-olds. years. The pain of losing the person she thought she was growing old with is shocking, but discovering that she has lied to her and that they are in a deep financial crisis is even more so. So Presley, without a home and a job, is forced to make a single choice: abandon all the life she knew in Pennsylvania to return to the prairies of Tennessee.
The family ranch, however, was one place he had sworn never to set foot again for good reason. Everything about her small hometown reminded her of another man, another man she had loved, another man she had dreamed of spending the rest of her life with… another man who had deserted her: her boyfriend. local gold, Zachary Hennington.
Zach spent the last seventeen years of his life in regret, knowing he made a terrible mistake, letting go of the person he loved to pursue a professional career in sports. After a few years, returning to Bell Buckle to manage the family business proved to be the only possible decision for him, and trying to go on without the love of his life the only viable solution.
Yet after years of relationships with other women, Zach has never found happiness again.
When fate brings Presley back to live just a few miles away, Zach realizes he’s had a rare and precious second chance to keep all the promises he’d made to her years ago.
After all the pain, Presley is no longer the same carefree little girl of the past, willing to risk her heart for the future of love that she dreamed of with Zach. He will have to conquer her again, and overcome twenty years of secrets and lies that once again risk separating them.
A love for a lifetime.