Jessie McBride barely survived the unexpected death of her loving parents. Forced to fend for herself with few to depend on while raising her younger cousin, Jessie learned to be self-sufficient. Kept few friends close and pushed the rest of the world away, not wanting to ever be that helpless, dependent girl again. Been there, done that and she never wanted do it again.

It works until Henry Green enters her life, with sentimental tales of his grandpa and family. Jessie is drawn in as Henry strives to take care of the man who raised him. But while Henry is putting things in place for his grandpa to retire, his well-intended controlling ways are smothering Jessie.

Can Henry’s invitation back to life and love tempt Jessie to drop the emotional wall, or will Henry give up on chasing the girl she once was?