Grace Lowell's husband abandoned the family after gambling away their life savings. Now, she wants to find a safe haven and make a fresh start with her two kids. Noah Patterson, bitter from his fiancee's betrayal, has sworn off women. Instead, he pours his heart and soul into his construction business. Unprecedented success leaves him strapped for administrative help. When a mutual friend introduces Grace and Noah, instant dislike flares between them, but neither has many options. Can two damaged souls navigate through mutual distrust, an unsavory threat, a jealous ex-girlfriend, vandals, and the adolescent antics of Grace's kids to embrace a relationship?