A compelling rural romance set in the rugged high country of New Zealand's South Island.
Four generations of the Black family have farmed Blackpeak Station. Next in line, or so she believes, is Charlotte Black, stubborn as rock and unbiddable as the weather. But standing in her way are 150 years of tradition, an older brother, and a father who believes that daughters run families, not farms. To make her childhood dream of owning the family property come true, she'll have to be as tough as the mountains themselves. There can be no room for romance in Charlotte's life. Or so she thinks, until it arrives at her door. Can she have both love and land or must she choose? Can Charlotte learn to trust her heart?
Holly Ford was raised in southern sheep country, spending her childhood and early adult years among hill properties of varying sizes. Like most New Zealanders, she has always loved the South Island's high country and admired the women and men who work it.