Emily has built a wall around her heart, wanting no part of falling in love after witnessing the turmoil it has caused her loved ones. Ever since her mother walked on out them, she's been the one who has cared for her family. After her cousin goes away again, with no word to her, she goes searching for her so she can finally confront her over feelings she's kept bottled up for the past five years.
Her search sends her back in time, and into the arms of Bradley Stolfi, a lonely cowboy with a shady past and a dark secret, he keeps hidden from the world. Bradley's secret and past are about to catch up to him, and will drag sweet Emily, the woman who's haunted his dreams for most of his life, down with it. In order to save her, he will have to give into the darkness he's spent his life fighting to keep under control.
Emily is willing to risk it all, but will Bradley be willing to let her? Or figure out a way to save them both?