She's so busy attending to everyone else that her own yearnings get pushed aside. Then Tate Holloway comes speeding into town in his bmw, bringing his whiz-bang laptop, journalistic integrity and the thrill of remembering what running a small-town newspaper is all about. Tate's a firm believer in the little things that make life worthwhile: overripe peaches, a good dog, a passionate kiss.
The kinds of things he thinks Marilee needs to rediscover--with him. Problem is, she's already engaged. Not about to let a little thing like a fiancé stand in his way, Tate sets out to win Marilee's heart, little by little, starting with cold tea on a hot day.