Ashlynne Rothschild grew up with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth. Smart and sassy, Ashlynne expects to inherit the Parks & Avenues magazine empire. But her family has other ideas. Feeling she needs to understand the world beyond, they ship her off to Testament, North Carolina, for a little "learning about life." William Decker grew up in a small town with dreams of big-city success. But when the spoiled Ashlynne falls under his authority, her big city ways aren't so appealing. Ashlynne's attempt at "learn normal" ends with a wounded spirit, while William's "reach for the stars" attitude ends with a wounded heart. When these two journalists go head to head, the race is on to see if either will succeed in getting what they really want.