It's nearly Christmas in Whittaker Springs, Vermont, but there's trouble on the horizon. When Jolene Beath is forced to sell her aunt's precious antique car to a visiting auto-computer engineer, she doesn't expect to fall for him. After all, her only aim is to make enough money to pay for her beloved Aunt Ruby's medical bills and stave off foreclosure on their home.
But Karl Steckle has a secret and a past that can spell despair for Jolene. Is loving Karl and losing him the risk Jolene must take to keep her aunt safe, even at the cost of her own heartbreak?