Ezekiel "Zeke" Wild has spent the past year fulfilling his best friend's final wish, taking care of his fellow firefighter's family. Falling for his little sister, Noble, wasn't part of the plan. He doesn't want to disrespect his fallen brother or scare the incredibly uptight and conservative scientist with his darker desires. When he can no longer hide his true feelings, he's forced to reveal his secrets and let the chips fall where they may.
Noble Schaffer is a planner. After a tumultuous childhood, she's learned to cope with stress by controlling every aspect of her life she can. When her brother is killed in the line of duty and she's forced to come back home to Baltimore, everything is turned upside down. Her saving grace is Zeke Wild and his dedication to helping her through her grief. When she begins to develop feelings for him, it's a complication she's not sure she can afford.