|| Can you ever escape your past? Jon Swartz is an adult recipient--the second one--of a scholarship awarded by an anonymous donor. A single father, he comes to Shelter Valley, Arizona, to begin his life anew. He's a man with a secret past, a past he has to hide to protect both himself and his two-year-old son, Abe. Lillie Henderson, a child life specialist, has her own history of loss and betrayal. She and Jon are brought together by Abe--and by an attraction they can't deny. They have to decide not to let the emotions...and mistakes...of the past sabotage their hopes for the future. Abe's happiness depends on it. And so does theirs!