In a ski town divided over a new development, two strangers discover that coming of age the second time around is about wising up instead of growing up. Elaine McKenzie has spent fourteen years negotiating acquisitions for a Newport Beach real estate development firm. Now she's in charge of a project that will transform sleepy Devils Creek, California, into a world-class ski resort and give her a shot at the corner office. But after she uproots her teenage daughter and relocates to the mountains, Elaine finds out that local environmentalists are organizing to oppose the project. Orthopedic surgeon Hart Cameron has been relieved of his roles as father and husband following the death of his son and his subsequent divorce. He goes home to Devils Creek and takes a job as a ski patroller in an effort to piece his life back together. Hart already knows what Elaine is about to discover: we're all just one bad fall away from losing everything.Nicole could snowboard with Carl, but Elaine would drive her to and from the ski area. Nicole also had to check in by phone at noon and be off the mountain at four oa#39;clock. Elaine didna#39;t think they could get in too much trouble, considering the anbsp;...
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