Lacy Owens has come back to
Tennessee for a return to the fold, only she’s done so on the heels of Jeremiah
Ladd. The prodigal son of Ladd Springs, a mecca of natural springs, streams and
trails in the eastern Tennessee mountains, he’s determined to reclaim the
property as his rightful inheritance. Lacy cares little about Jeremiah’s plan.
She simply yearns for the comfort of family.
Sister Annie Owens wants nothing to
do with Lacy, but sees opportunity in Jeremiah’s return. With him in town she
can finally prove paternity for her daughter Casey, and ultimately stake her
claim in Ladd Springs. Trouble is, Jeremiah’s father has already willed the
property to his granddaughter, Felicity Wilkins. She’s away at college, but
fighting for her rights is Malcolm Ward, partner in Harris Hotels, and a man
with a financial stake in Ladd Springs. It’s his job to see the land remains in
But when Malcolm falls for Lacy
without realizing her hidden agenda, everything he’s worked so hard to achieve
is jeopardized. In these parts, blood runs thicker than legalities and feuds
aside, it’s a hard lesson to learn for a city boy from California. Love and
money are powerful forces but only one can prevail when it comes to Ladd
Springs. Which will it be?