Ava Howell knows what it means to honor a promise made to her dying friend. Traveling from New York to a remote ranch in Texas threatens her new career and the familiarity of her life in the big city. Still, building a ghost town vacation resort would look great on her resume, even though it means tangling with the ex-military cowboy who is determined to stop her as soon as she arrives. Beau Paxton needs to sell the land and ghost town to save his family’s struggling ranch. His resistance makes him an enemy to Ava’s determination, but the harder she works, the more his attraction for her grows. He doesn’t want to set aside his plans so she can succeed at hers, yet he finds himself doing just that . . .. Will a promise bring a city girl and a sexy cowboy together? Or will a broken one drive them apart?