All Teresa wants under her Christmas tree is Joe Hughes! Teresa has finally met her perfect man. Joe is gorgeous, strong and passionate…but he also has an intensely private quality that's a challenge to any self-respecting woman. And it's not as though Teresa really needs another challenge in her life. She's just moved to a small town in Washington, which her young son thinks is "cool" and her teenage daughter hates! And even worse, although Teresa's a darn good vet, the local farmers won't let her treat their livestock. But through it all, Teresa can't resist loving Joe. Even when she learns he's keeping a secret that threatens their future happiness….