Colt Hudson, Sheriff of North Heron County, has little time for anything other than his job…and keeping an eye on the pretty waitress at The Diner.
Single mom, Carrie Beaumont has little time for anything other than her job, her son, taking care of her elderly neighbor…and harboring secret fantasies about the handsome Sheriff.
When a fire in her neighbor's home forces them out, Colt comes to the rescue. After all, his big empty house is in dire need of a ready-made family.
As they give in to the attraction and their friendship turns to love, a string of thefts leads to a investigation that her son stumbles into.
Keeping his newly found family together, and safe, is just what Colt lives for. Protecting her son and the man of her dreams is what Carrie fights for.