Lucy Drake and Brendan Caine have only one thing in common. . And it's likely to tear them apart. Because it was Brendan's late wife, Jessie-and Lucy's best friend-who'd brought them together in the first place. And since Jessie's passing, Brendan's been distracted by his two little ones.and the memory of an explosive kiss with Lucy years before his marriage. Still, he'll steer clear of her. She's always been trouble with a capital T Lucy couldn't wait to shed her small-town roots for the big city. But now that she's back in Hope's Crossing to take care of the Queen Anne home her late aunt has left her, she figures seeing Brendan Caine again is no big deal. After all, she'd managed to resist the handsome fire chief once before, but clearly the embers of their attraction are still smoldering.