Fourth-grade schoolteacher Amanda Huntington said good-bye to her high school sweetheart when she realized he had fallen in love with someone else. Now, a year later, she wonders if she’ll spend the rest of her life alone.When she meets Blake Simmons, Amanda finds her life turned upside down. Blake doesn’t seem like the knight in shining armor she always imagined. With two adorable children in his care, he is locked in an ugly battle of wills with their troubled mother and worries that the children he has come to love will be lost to him forever.
Will Amanda’s relationship with Blake and the children only cause her more heartache? Or does she need him just as much as he needs her?