Corey Olivas has hit rock bottom. He's lost his job, damaged his relationship with his best friend and risked everything, including his life, to save his sister. Now he's going home from the hospital, alone... without anyone to help him recover. There's no one left, except the one person he should stay away from--she's forbidden.
Connie MacGregor has been in love with her brother's best friend since he held her in his arms after the worst day of her life. She's not a little girl anymore, and time hasn't erased what she feels for him. But her family hasn't forgotten how he betrayed her brother in the worst way possible--he's off limits.
Will Connie go against her family to be with Corey, or will she walk away when he needs her most? Deciding could tear her apart, proving life isn't a bed of roses when you're forced to choose between your family and your heart.