A private man with a once broken heart, Nathaniel has found solace in Nuri Hart's steady yet quirky ways. He wants her, despite everything coming to take her away from him, and he will stop short of nothing to keep her at his side. In her he sees hope of something he thought he could never have. Nuri is no longer running from the man who is desperate to have her. Being truly honest with herself, there is a desperation with in herself to be with him. Her past has sent her into solitude, and his gentle unwavering touch has brought her out of her shell. He makes her want to live again. When they are laid bare for the other to see, the truth set many things free. Will matters of the past devastate matters of the heart?