When widow Nan Kramer was forced to confront her son Justin's delinquency, she didn't know where to turn. Two years as a single mom had pushed her to her limits. But then an old friend arrived on her doorstep, offering a shoulder to cry on and much, much more .
Guilt-ridden at surviving the shoot-out that took their husband and father, David Elliot had watched over the Kramers from a distance. He'd always known that cops and families don't mix, yet when he agreed to counsel Justin, he was irresistibly drawn to Nan's quiet beauty and inner strength. David longed for a permanent relationship, but was he willing to face his fears for a chance to be a family man?