Boardinghouse owner Rosie Porter spent the last twenty years seeing to the needs of others, laying aside her dream of having a family of her own. But ever since the new sheriff came to town, feelings have stirred and old desires resurfaced. Unsure if romance can still blossom anew for a forty-three year old woman, she happens to attract the attention of a handsome boarder.
Sheriff Micah Lagrange’s heart belongs to the blue-eyed boardinghouse owner, but his head knows they can never have a future together. Scarred from a tragedy in his past, he’s convinced that the best way to protect Rosie is to let her to live life without him.
His internal tug of war intensifies when she’s injured in a mysterious attack on her home. Micah springs into action, determined to protect her at all costs. He soon realizes that he must let go of his fear if he ever wants to truly protect the woman he loves.