John’s life had been one downhill spiral of let down and regret. For most of his life, he kept his chin up and always looked to the brighter side, not letting anything bring him down. Then the one person he thought would be at his side forever stabbed him in the back. To ensure he wasn’t let down again, he created walls and habits to protect himself from the pain, and help assure he wouldn’t make the same mistakes again.
Mackenzie grew up never knowing the dark side of life. Raised in a small town, life was simple and carefree. Fate forced her to grow up faster than needed and she turned to the only person in her life, her boyfriend Chris. As her life began to get back to normal, everything changed when Chris left her without a word. Then, pregnant and scared, she turned to her best and only friend as she tried to face a future of uncertainty, and deal with the fact that she was going to be raising a child alone.
When John and Mackenzie meet, there is an instant attraction. However, both hold back, scared that bad luck will once again will keep them from being happy. When the past comes calling, the two find that fate doesn’t always deal a fair hand. It will take trust and patience to overcome the disasters that seem to want to keep them apart. Forced to face the worst in themselves and the pain of the past, the two of them find healing with one another.