When they fell in love that summer, Jess Schroder never knew the secret Naomi Deacon carried away with her. The boy from a troubled home made it clear he wasn’t cut out to be a father. Frightened and with her heart breaking, Naomi moved on. Eight years later, she’s back in Hartley Creek—a nurse’s aide devoted to healing others. As she gets to know the good, caring man Jess has become, Naomi realizes they both deserve a second chance. Is Jess ready to let Naomi past his defenses? Together they’ll embark on a journey to look for the courage they both need this time around.