All Taylor Clark ever wanted was a normal life and a traditional family, but so far she’s had neither. Having recently discovered her boyfriend was secretly engaged, and is now married to another woman, she moves to Charity, Montana to make a fresh start. The last thing she wants is to get involved with someone new.
As an ex-con, Joe Collins knows a little something about fresh starts. Despite his determination to keep his head down and his nose to the grindstone, Taylor intrigues him. In short time, a tentative friendship blooms along with something more precious—trust.
When Taylor's ex comes to town, he threatens everything that Joe and Taylor have built together, Joe steps up to care for and protect her, even though he risks losing even more than the woman he loves.