Emmy came to Halo Island to make a fresh start. But what her rebellious son Jesse really needs is a man in his life. Someone he can look up to and trust. Someone who’ll stick around. Strong and dependable as he is, rugged contractor Mac is not that man. After raising his two younger brothers, Mac is finally ready to go after his own dreams. Then the attractive single mom moves into the cottage across from his latest remodeling job. Emmy’s son is definitely in need of a guiding hand. Mac could provide that—if he were looking to settle down. Which he most definitely isn’t. Then why is he wishing his job would never end?