Sparks fly when a feisty red-haired city girl, with a past that makes it hard to trust, meets a bitter, disillusioned farmer, who’s sure that love isn’t worth having. But sometimes, the heart knows better than the mind…Angie Wilson, a barmaid with ambitions for a better life, has been betrayed once too often. She’s not looking for romance when she comes to work at ‘The Victoria Inn’ in Oxley Crossing, but her heart defies her head when she sees a handsome stranger across a crowded room.Disillusioned by the failure of his marriage to a career driven woman, who came to hate the country life, farmer Alan Morgan has only one use for women; and it’s not something that will ever end in a wedding. He tells himself his attraction to the new barmaid is merely lust, but when he sets out to enjoy a no-strings liaison he discovers that it’s not enough.Can Angie learn to trust her heart? Will Alan overcome his bitterness? In Oxley Crossing all things are possible for those who have the courage to open their hearts to love, but are these unwilling lovers brave enough?