Rowan 'Swede' Tripp is a smoke jumper. She knows how dangerous it can be, having watched in horror the summer before as her partner overshot the landing site and landed in a burning tree. Lately he had been appearing to her in her dreams warning her of coming danger. Was he warning her about her job or her romantic relationship with rookie smoke jumper, Gulliver Curry?
Clay Stryker made a lot of money as an underwear model, but now he's left that life behind and returned to settle down in his hometown of Fool's Gold, Calif., where he plans to buy a ranch and live his life alone. He has no plans to risk his heart again and fall in love. But then he meets firefighter Chantal Dixon, who approaches him with a surprising proposal.
Raine Tallentyre inherited her Aunt Vella's house. She also inherited all the secrets that the house held. Then a private investigator shows up on her doorstep offering to trade answers about her family's mysterious past for her help in solving the murder case by using the voices she hears in her head. As much as she doesn't want to, Raine finds herself trusting him with her body and soul.
Cartoonist Sarah Moon tackles life's real issues in her syndicated comic strip. As her cartoon alter ego, Shirl mirrors her own life, but when Sarah's for her future are shattered by her husband's infidelities, what would will Shirl do? Especially when hot firefighter Will Bonner enters the picture?