Marieke Dearstyne is not looking forward to her trip home for the holidays. Especially since she never can live up to her demanding mother’s expectations. But what looks to be yet another long weekend spent with her frigid family suddenly heats up when her annoyingly charming colleague accidentally gets himself invited to Christmas at her parents’ Bed & Breakfast. Private Investigator Ryan MacRae is facing a lonely holiday when he gets roped into traveling to Michigan with the cute but reserved office secretary. He soon learns that there’s far more to Mary Dearstyne and her family than meets the eye. And that hearts really can melt, even when surrounded by ice and snow.