Bartender Mick Atwell has one more commitment before he leaves Magnolia Bay for Colorado: help his best friend, Tim, get his new wine bar POUR ready in time for its Valentine’s Day grand opening. But when Tim’s little sister Lucy breezes into town unexpectedly from New York for a visit, Mick doesn’t see how they’ll keep to their tight schedule.
Despite her carefree smile, Lucy Waverly hasn’t come back to Magnolia Bay for a vacation — she’s come home to hide. After discovering her boss at the gallery is selling forgeries, she needs to lay low and figure out how to get out of this dangerous mess — she doesn’t need to fall for her brother’s sexy best friend.
Mick has one foot out the door, but when Lucy’s troubles follow her to Magnolia Bay, they are thrust together to keep one step ahead of danger and get POUR open in time. Soon the man who lives by his plans is wondering if the woman who lives by chance may not be worth breaking his rules for.