Jodi Samuels had been raised on the Bar T Ranch most of her life. At four shed been adopted by Joseph Taylor after he married her mother. When she fell hopelessly in love with Ty Taylor her father shipped her off to college in the east, thinking that would be the end of it. Returning from College though Jodi soon realized that her attraction and hero worship of Ty sadly hadnt changed even though now she fought that attraction with all her might. She wanted to stay here on the ranch, its where she felt she belonged, but her father wouldnt allow anything between Ty and her because he considered them family. Family didnt marry family. So Jodi did the only thing she could do. She squashed all those feelings of love and ever after into a love hate relationship with Ty. If anyone found out her true feelings, shed be out of there for good. As far as her father was concerned, Jodi and Ty were cousins.