Cleo Hartell had gone back to University to find a new career path after her life was shattered. Leif Manning was just meant to be a friend, a study buddy. She wasn't ready to let anyone else in. But through their mutual love of writing they grow closer and find themselves feeling things neither has before. When she lets her guard down, and invites him into her home on the hottest day of the year despite her resistance at first the heat won't just be outside. Maybe he could be the one to put her back together?