|| Ten years after a tragic accident claimed the lives of her husband and firstborn daughter, Katy Barron is finally ready to move on. Her son has started college and the time has come for Katy to concentrate on the next chapter in her life. Planning to meet her three best friends in Dallas for a week-long vacation, she discovers that she is not the only one who is at a crossroad. And when the Fab Four walk into the upscale Dallas restaurant, Chloe's Place, and meet the owners, life will never be the same for any of them. Katy is immediately attracted to the restaurant's handsome so-owner, and infamous Dallas playboy, Ryan O'Grady, and the feeling appears to be mutual. But when the two discover they share a lin to each other's past, it threatens to end the relationship before it begins. Broken-hearted, Katy returns to her home in Chicago, but a surprise job offer may be the answer she is looking for. Will she be able to convince Ryan to throw caution to the wind and let go of the past? Or will her drastic decisions bring even more heartbreak to the spunky widow as she attempts to rebuild her life?