Reese and Link never had it easy. Both are products of childhoods riddled with violence and abuse, and neither has entirely left the past behind. As a real estate assistant, Reese contents herself with assisting others in attaining the American dream. Construction worker Link labors day-in and day-out to build solid structures that will stand the test of time. When the two of them collide, sparks fly instantaneously. Their love for each other grows exponentially until old wounds rise to the surface and tragedy strikes. Will they be able to remain open to the possibilities of love, or will they choose instead to guard their own hearts?