Tall, dark and brooding - and back for good? Claire Thackeray: Hardworking single mom and gossip columnist. Hoping for the inside scoop on sexy billionaire Hal North, aka her teen crush! Most wary of: Gorgeous men who set her heart racing. (Been there, got the T-shirt - and the baby!) Hal North: Bad boy made good. Back in his hometown as new owner of the Cranbrook Park estate. Determined to put his troubled past behind him. Most wary of: Journalists - especially pretty ones, like new neighbor and tenant Claire Thackeray.